Students & Schools: Education Rights of Homeless Students - McKinney-Vento Act


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icon 100 Most Frequently Asked Questions on the Education Rights of Children and Youth in Homeless Situations - This document provides answers to 100 frequently asked questions on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and the education rights of children and youth in homeless situations.

icon July 09 changes to Ohio law prohibiting charging school fees to students who receive free lunch - Shows the text of the law as amended by the Ohio legislature in July 2009.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP) -The mission of NLCHP is to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.

icon Students! Know Your Rights - Guide to public school students' rights published by the ACLU of Ohio, January 2007.

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Dignity in Schools Campaign - National coalition of policy advocates, parent and student organizers, educators, and lawyers promoting local and national alternatives to a culture of zero-tolerance, punishment and removal.

icon Income Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price School Meals - U.S. Department of Agriculture income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced school meals for the 2009-2010 school year.

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) - The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY), a national grassroots membership association, serves as the voice and the social conscience for the education of children and youth in homeless situations.

National Center for Homeless Education - The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) provides research, resources, and information enabling communities to address the educational needs of children experiencing homelessness.

Ohio Department of Education McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Program - This is the state department of education's page on its resources and services for homeless children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

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