Administrative support for local homeless liaisons and/or families of children and youth is imperative to eliminating barriers. Some of the supports needed to be addressed by the administrators are: implementing policy and procedures, educational stability, school access, appoint and empower local homeless liaison, and federal/state funding for McKinney-Vento and Title I allowables in the School Improvement Plans (SIP).
McKinney-Vento Law into Practice
Children and Youth in Many Different Living Situations Are Considered Homeless Under Federal Law
Districts Must Provide Educational Stability for Homeless Students
Districts Must Provide Immediate School Access for Homeless Students
Districts Must Appoint a Local Homeless Education Liaison
Districts Must Serve Homeless Students with Title I Funds