Families In Transition
Foster Care Liaison
Texas Homeless Education Office
TEA Homeless Education
Region 10 McKinney-Vento Homeless
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
This program is designed to provide services mandated by the federal McKinney-Vento Act for students living in transitional housing situations including shelters, hotels/motels/ unsheltered or doubled up due to economic hardship. This program serves Pre-K, elementary, junior high and high school students in transitional living situations. The primary focus of the program is to provide continuity for the learner and a positive experience utilizing instruction and education related activities.
The McKinney-Vento Act was originally authorized in 1987 and most recently re-authorized in December 2015 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Everyone who is between the ages of 4 and 21 on September 1st of the school year and has not been expelled, has the right to attend school, even if they:
The Federal McKinney-Vento Act and Texas State Law guarantee that if you meet eligibility requirements you may:
Arlington Life Shelter
ACH Youth Emergency Shelter
North Davis Church of Christ
Plair, LBSW, MSW
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