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

In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters 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). Presenters will cover:

  • Understanding the relationship between housing and school performance
  • McKinney-Vento basics and context
  • Eligibility for McKinney-Vento rights and services
  • Immediate school enrollment, school selection, and transportation rights under McKinney-Vento
  • The McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process

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

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Presenters: NCHE Staff

Thursday, March 28, 2019; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT (please adjust for your time zone)

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