Homeless Education Services
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education for Children and Youth Act defines homelessness as children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, or adequate night-time residence, including:
In a shelter
Doubled up with relatives or friends
Unsheltered (i.e. sleeping in cars, parks, campground without running water/electricity, abandoned building, substandard housing, FEMA trailers, FEMA rental assistance on the street , etc.),
Note: All the above described circumstances apply to unaccompanied youth.
Homeless children may attend:
The school in which the child or youth was last enrolled (school of origin).
The school in the attendance area where the child or youth is temporarily living.
For more information, contact, Sallie Sutherland at the address below or access a copy of the Monroe City Schools Educational Plan for Transitional Students.