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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Advisories

To:Superintendents, Charter School Leaders, Homeless Education Liaisons, and other Interested Parties
From:David P. Driscoll, Commissioner of Education
Date:April 5, 2004

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The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized in December 2001 as part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness and requires school districts to adapt to a new set of requirements regarding the education of this needy at-risk population. In our on-going effort to assist school systems implement the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Act, the Department is issuing additional Homeless Education Advisories on the following aspects of McKinney-Vento:

Previous Homeless Education Advisories:

For further information or assistance, contact Peter D. Cirioni, State Coordinator, Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, 781-338-6294, pcirioni@doe.mass.edu or Sarah Slautterback, Homeless Education Specialist, 781-338-6330, sslautterback@doe.mass.edu.



Last Updated: August 7, 2015
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