• Homeless

  • Homeless Education

    McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program

     

    This special program is designed to meet the needs of children and youth who are homeless. A student is considered homeless if he/she lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. The homeless education program helps students enroll in school even if they lack the required paperwork. It helps them attend their original school or a school where they are currently living. It makes sure that these students receive services comparable to those received by their classmates. 
     

    Who qualifies as a homeless student? A homeless student could be sharing a house with other persons due to loss of housing (these may or may not be relatives); could be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks or camping grounds because of a lack of other accommodations; could be living in emergency shelters; could be abandoned in hospitals or could be awaiting foster care placement.

     

     

    Contact:

    Director of Federal/State Programs Dr. Craig Wilcox 903-726-3306 x 747 cwilcox@newsummerfieldisd.net

     

    Links:

    The McKinney- Vento Act At a Glance