McKinney-Vento

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

McKinney-Vento is the federal program that ensures the immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. 

The School District, in accordance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, will ensure that homeless children and youth in transition have access to a free and appropriate public education, including preschool, and given a full opportunity to participate in state and District-wide assessments and accountability systems.  A student may be considered eligible for services if he/she is presently living:

  • In temporary shared housing, a shelter, or transitional living program;
  • In a hotel/motel, campground, or similar situation due to lack of alternative;
  • At a bus station, park, car, or abandoned buildings; or
  • In a temporary or transitional foster care placement.

For questions or assistance, please contact:

Margaret Martin
248.435.8400 x 1232

 

Or for more information - click here: McKinney-Vento Act.pdf