Meeting the Educational Needs of Homeless Children and Youth: All Working Together

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Multimedia Details Title: Meeting the Educational Needs of Homeless Children and Youth: All Working Together
Creator: Alabama Department of Education
Submitted By: Clarissa Barrett, ,
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Alabama State Department of Education, Federal Programs


Overview:

This presentation gives a brief overview of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and the critical role of the homeless liaison.  Highlights include the following areas: the definition of homeless; identification and determination of eligibility of homeless students; strategies for dealing with the challenges of unaccompanied youth; service of pre-school homeless students; definition of school of origin; Title I services for homeless students; and transportation challenges and guidelines.

Contact Information:

For information concerning McKinney-Vento Homeless Education contact Beth Thompson, Education Specialist over Homeless Education at 334-242-8180 or by email at bthompson@alsde.edu. 


Length: 37:53
Content Areas: Professional Development
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