Homeless Education Program McKinney-Vento

Homeless Education Program

McKinney-Vento


Who Is Homeless?


(McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001 – Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act – Sec 725) The term “homeless children and youth”— A. means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence…; and B. includes — i. children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement; ii. children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings… iii. children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and iv. migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

*Resauthorization 2015


US Department of Education Fact Sheet on Homeless Youth

https://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/160315ehcyfactsheet072716.pdf


National Center for Homeless Education

https://nche.ed.gov/downloads/briefs/introduction.pdf


National Center for Homeless Education Parents Rights Brochure

https://nche.ed.gov/pr/parent_booklet.php


NC Homeless Education

https://hepnc.uncg.edu/about/


State Homeless Education Data

http://profiles.nche.seiservices.com/StateProfile.aspx?StateID=33


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Please contact the following Counselors at each school for more information


Charles England Darica Waller 336-242-1552

Pickett Chad Skudlarick 336-242-1546

South Lexington Julia Dunn 336-242-1544

Southwest Derezma Little 336-242-1548

Lexington Middle School Johnnie Holloway 336-242-1567

Olivia McMillan 336-242-1567

Lexington Senior High School Vickie Foye 336-242-1574

Wanda Keeney 336-242-1574

Michael Watlington 336-242-1574


District Homeless Coordinators


Elementary Schools Lisa Childress 336-242-1546

Middle & High Schools Angela Whiteside 336-242-1574

District Homeless Liaison


Lexington City Schools Nicole S. Piggott 336-242-1527


State Coordinator for Homeless Education Lisa Phillips 336-315-7491