HOMELESSNESS - MCKINNEY VENTO ACT
In collaboration with school personnel and community organizations, the school liaison will affirmatively seek out and identify children and youth experiencing homelessness. The school liaison will train school personnel on possible indicators of homelessness, sensitivity in identifying families and youth experiencing homelessness and procedures for forwarding information, including homelessness to the school liaison.
Assignment to School:
The District shall, according to the student’s best interests, continue the student’s education in the school of origin for the duration of homelessness, and for the remainder of an academic year in which the student becomes permanently housed, (42 U.S.C 11432(g)(3)(A)(i)(II)) or enroll the student in a District school that non-homeless students who live in the attendance area in which the student is actually living are eligible to attend.
School District Liaison: