ERIC Number: ED310202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
The New York State Plan for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, 1989-1991.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Student Development and Family Support Services.
New York State's plan for homeless education responds to requirements of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan consists of a foreword, seven sections, and appendices. Section 1 provides an overview of homelessness nationally and in New York State. Section 2 summarizes federal legislation for homeless children and youth. Section 3 describes barriers to the education of homeless children and New York State regulatory correctives to these inequities. Section 4 surveys the status of the provision of educational services to homeless children in New York City and the rest of the state. Section 5 reports on the number and location of homeless children in New York City and elsewhere statewide. Section 6 details the state plan for homeless education for 1989 through 1991; it presents four overall goals and corresponding approaches, objectives, strategies, and expected results. Section 7 presents a timeline for the implementation of the state plan, which consists of 18 activities, and the time schedules or dates by which each is to be initiated. Appendices include the following: (1) state regulations and amendments; (2) an administrative directive; (3) census and survey information; (4) a list of school-based services for homeless students; and (5) a list of Homeless Advisory Committee members. (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
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Student Development and Family Support Services.
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987