Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act defines homelessness as living in the following places due to a lack of a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.
This definition of homelessness applies to children and youth with:
Children and youth living in these settings meet criteria for the McKinney-Vento definition of homelessness and have special educational rights.
Where can a child or youth without a fixed, regular, and adequate residence attend school?
How can delays be avoided when enrolling a student experiencing homelessness in school?
For more information on enrollment and services for students experiencing homelessness, contact http://education.wm.edu/centers/hope/contactus/index.php or the local homeless education liaison for your school division.
Roanoke County Public SchoolsDr. Jessica M. McClungDirector of Special Education & Pupil Personnel Services5937 Cove Road, NWRoanoke, VA 24019Work: 540-562-3900 X 10181Fax: 540-562-3984E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Patricia A. PoppP.O. Box 8795Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795757-221-4002/Toll Free: 877-455-3412TDD: 757-221-2302/Fax: 757-221-2988E-mail: email@example.com://education.wm.edu/centers/hope/index.php