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McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review important changes related to school selection for homeless children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento basics and context
  • The McKinney-Vento Act’s definition of school of origin
  • McKinney-Vento provisions related to determining the best interest of a student in terms of school selection (local school or school of origin)
  • The provision of school-of-origin transportation to currently homeless students and formerly homeless students who have become permanently housed
  • McKinney-Vento provisions related to dispute resolution, including disputes about school enrollment and selection

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

Handouts: You may download webinar handouts at

Presenters: NCHE Staff

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September 5
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT