ERIC Number: ED574616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Education of Students in Homeless Situations in the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act: Summary of McKinney-Vento Act and Title I Provisions. McKinney-Vento Law into Practice Series
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized in January 2002, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. This document summarizes key provisions of the Act, as well as key provisions of the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act's Title I statute. It is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of new provisions and language changes by topic area. Key provisions of the McKinney-Vento Act that were not amended are also included.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Homeless People, Access to Education, Student Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Enrollment, Compliance (Legal), Student Records, Transportation, Academic Standards, School Personnel, Role, Equal Education, Educational Finance, Technical Assistance, Agency Cooperation, Grants, Data Collection, Federal Government
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: https://nche.ed.gov/
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE; National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY); National Coalition for the Homeless, Washington, DC.; National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty; National Network for Youth, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987; Elementary and Secondary Education Act