ERIC Number: ED310199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
South Dakota State Plan: Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Implementation Date: July 1, 1989.
South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
South Dakota's state plan for the education of homeless children and youth is presented in compliance with provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan is comprised of eight sections. The first section provides a program narrative and presents the following homeless needs as determined by two State surveys: (1) shelter and permanent housing; (2) employment and job skills for parents; (3) food; (4) clothing; (5) transportation; (6) counseling; (7) school supplies; (8) stable family life; (9) medical services; and (10) parent education. The second section states South Dakota's goals for homeless education. The third section describes the following objectives: (1) establish a data gathering process; (2) assure that homeless children and youth have access to public schools; and (3) assure that the residency requirement does not prevent educational access. The fourth section presents activities for the accomplishment of the State's objectives. The fifth section discusses details of the state plan as required under Section 722(e) of the McKinney Act. The sixth section describes a tracking system to be developed and maintained for homeless children and youth. The seventh section summarizes homeless education procedures. The eighth section outlines activities, time periods, and evaluation means for the State's objectives. Appendices include survey results and copies of the survey instruments. (AF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Homeless People, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Social Services, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Student Needs, Student Problems, Student Welfare
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987