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McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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
- Dispute Resolution
Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and fellow attendees through polls and discussion periods.
Presenters: NCHE Staff