ERIC Number: ED312354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-24
Reference Count: N/A
State Plan for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth.
Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier.
Vermont's state plan for the education of homeless children and youth, prepared in compliance with provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, is presented in this document. The plan is comprised of five sections and five appendices. The first section cites non-regulatory guidance for compliance with Title VII, Subtitle B of the McKinney Act. The second section provides data on homeless children in Vermont. The third section defines homelessness under the McKinney Act. The fourth section summarizes Federal requirements for state homeless education initiatives. The fifth section presents Vermont's state plan. In addition to establishing a Coordinator of the Homeless Children and Youth Project, the plan outlines problems, objectives, strategies, standards, responsibilities, and timelines/review schedules for the following areas: (1) data gathering; (2) attendance/residency; (3) comparable services; (4) school records; (5) transportation; (6) information; and (7) dispute resolution. The following appendices are included: (1) a list of members of the Advisory Committee for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth; (2) copies of advertised notices of public hearings; (3) a reprint of Title VII, Subtitle B of Public Law 100-77 (the McKinney Act); (4) a Vermont Department of Education fact sheet on changing residency requirements for homeless children and youth; and (5) a proposed State Statute amendment. (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: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier.
Identifiers - Location: Vermont
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987