ERIC Number: ED483188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Reference Count: 4
Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program. Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, As Amended by The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Non-Regulatory Guidance.
US Department of Education
This revised non-regulatory guidance for the McKinney-Vento program, which replaces the March 2003 guidance, includes new questions that address the following issues: whether children awaiting foster care placement are eligible for McKinney-Vento services (Item G-10); if children displaced from their homes by a natural disaster are eligible for McKinney-Vento services (Item G-11) and; if an LEA must provide transportation services to homeless children attending preschool (Item H-8). Additionally, the updated guidance provides reorganization of some questions and minor edits to the March 2003 guidance. (Contains 7 appendices.)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Early Childhood Education, Homeless People, Children, Youth Programs, Social Services, Student Transportation, Natural Disasters, Access to Education
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.