Homeless Education Program McKinney-Vento

  • Homeless Education Program

    McKinney-Vento

    Who Is Homeless?

    (McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001 – Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act – Sec 725) The term “homeless children and youth”— A. means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence…; and B. includes — i. children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement; ii. children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings… iii. children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and iv. migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

    *Resauthorization 2015

    US Department of Education Fact Sheet on Homeless Youth

    https://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/160315ehcyfactsheet072716.pdf

    National Center for Homeless Education

    https://nche.ed.gov/downloads/briefs/introduction.pdf

    National Center for Homeless Education Parents Rights Brochure

    https://nche.ed.gov/pr/parent_booklet.php

    NC Homeless Education

    https://hepnc.uncg.edu/about/

    State Homeless Education Data

    http://profiles.nche.seiservices.com/StateProfile.aspx?StateID=33

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    Please contact the following Counselors at each school for more information

    Charles England - Darica Waller - 336-242-1552

    Pickett - Alyson Bryan - 336-242-1546

    South Lexington - 336-242-1544

    Southwest - Derezma Little - 336-242-1548

    Lexington Middle School - 336-242-1567

    Johnnie Holloway

    Olivia McMillan

    Lexington Senior High School - 336-242-1574      

    Vickie Foye

    Wanda Keeney

    Michael Watlington

     

    District Homeless Coordinators

    Elementary Schools 

    Middle & High Schools - Angela Whiteside - 336-242-1574

     

    District Homeless Liaison

    Lexington City Schools - Nicole S. Piggott - 336-242-1527

    State Coordinator for Homeless Education

    Lisa Phillips - lphillip@serve.org