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Education for Homeless Children and Youth
The Sutter County Superintendent of Schools, Student Support and Outreach provides technical and supplemental McKinney-Vento support to the school districts, county community schools, and county-wide charter schools under its jurisdiction. Technical assistance and training are available to district homeless liaisons and other staff who work homeless children and youth and their families.
Additionally, the Program Coordinator serves as the County Liaison to resolve the appeal of the LEA dispute decision regarding eligibility, school selection, and enrollment before the appeal to the California Department of Education (CDE) Homeless Education Program.
The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This definition also includes:
- Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason
- Children and youth who may be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, shelters
- Children and youth 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
- Children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings, or
- For appeals of dispute decisions from the district – Provide description of process and timelines to file an appeal.
- For resolving disputes at the county-operated schools – Provide description of process and timelines for the dispute resolution.
- Dispute Resolution Forms
- Dispute Resolution Complaint Form
- Dispute Resolution LEA Explanation
- Dispute Resolution Appeal Form
COUNTY HOMELESS LIAISON CONTACT INFORMATION
Director, County Liaison
Student Support and Outreach provides technical and supplemental McKinney-Vento support to the 12 school districts and 9 charter schools served by Sutter County Superintendent of Schools.
SSO McKiney-Vento supports include:
1.) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Training on McKinney-Vento Homeless Education laws and resources are available to school staff upon request.
Upon request, there is limited funding available.
3.) DATA COLLECTION
Student Residency forms are highly recommended for school districts to use. School districts/charters may request annual countywide homeless counts to review for observable trends.
4.) PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS
Customized training 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 Work Group
COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND RESOURCES
Include the following content:
- Rights and protections of homeless children and youth
- Referrals/information to county and community agencies and services
- Available trainings/workshops for LEA staff that work with homeless youth
- Housing questionnaire
- Enrollment Poster / Poster Translations
- Transportation to school of origin
- UCP complaint form and link to policy
- Other SSO Forms
- Other CDE Homeless Resources