Education for Homeless Children and Youth

 
 

 

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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

GUIDING STATEMENT

 

“…to ensure that each child of a homeless individual and each homeless youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as provided to other children and youths.”



The Intervention and Prevention Programs provide technical and supplemental McKinney-Vento support to the 13 school districts served by Sutter County Superintendent of Schools.  


1. Technical Assistance

Trainings on McKinney-Vento Homeless Education laws and resources are available to school staff upon request.  


2. Transportation

Upon request, there is limited funding available.


3. Data Collection

Student Residency forms are highly recommended for school districts to use.  Click here for our Student Residency Questionnaire Form.  


School districts/charters may request annual countywide homeless counts to review for observable trends.  


4. Professional Trainings

Customized trainings for educators, public agencies, parents, and community members.

 

5. Community Partners

    Founding member of the Yuba-Sutter Homeless Consortium

      California Department of Education - Homeless Matters Workgroup