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ERIC Number: ED574585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 2
School Selection. Updated. Mckinney-Vento Law into Practice Brief Series
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE
Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 USC §§11431-11435, 2001; hereafter referred to as "The McKinney-Vento Act"), reauthorized in 2001 by Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act, guarantees a child or youth identified as homeless the right to attend either the school of origin or the local attendance area school. This brief explains the provisions in the law related to school selection and offers strategies for implementing them in a school district. This brief is designed to be used in conjunction with the National Center for Homeless Education's (NCHE's) "Guiding the Discussion on School Selection" brief (ED574584).
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE. P.O. Box 5367, 915 Northridge Street 2nd Floor, Greensboro, NC 27435. Tel: 800-755-3277; Fax: 336-315-7457; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs
Authoring Institution: National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987; No Child Left Behind Act 2001