McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

In this interactive webinar, presenters from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) will provide a high-level overview of the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness under Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Topics will include:

– Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
– ESSA and Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program Basics
– Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services
– School selection and immediate school enrollment
– Transportation
– Dispute Resolution

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and Q&A periods.

Presenters: NCHE Staff

October 11, 2018; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT (please adjust for your time zone)

Register: https://uncg.webex.com/uncg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e51fa45f539d66cb75a6dfbcd827484ed

Please visit https://nche.ed.gov/web/group.php for complete webinar information and registration links.

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