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McKinney-Vento and Foster Care Act

McKinney-Vento And Foster Care Act

The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 is a United States federal law that provides federal money for homeless shelter programs and provides guidance for school districts and other education institutions as to the rights and responsibilities of students who are in transition (homeless or unhoused). 

Attached are fliers with information for families who may need assistance meeting family educational needs while living in transition. This information is for parents, and families with school-aged children as well as those approaching high school graduation.

If you have any questions regarding the Normandy Schools Collaborative in reference to this legislation or Foster Care programs, please contact Ms. Michele Shumpert, Family Engagement Coordinator, at 314-493-0454. 

First page of the PDF file: McKinneyVentoPosterforparents

Identifying Children and Youth in Homeless Situations

This NCHE brief:
• Summarizes the key provisions of Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act related to the identification of children and youth experiencing homelessness. 
• Provides an overview of implementation strategies at the state and local levels.