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Homeless Education Program – McKinney-Vento Act
Homeless Education Program - McKinney-Vento Act
The McKinney-Vento Act’s Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program, ensures that homeless children and youth are provided a free, appropriate public education, despite lack of a fixed place of residence or a supervising parent or guardian. The state public school admission statute assuring the right of homeless and other children and youth in similar circumstances to enroll in schools is ORS 399.115(7).
Every school district in Oregon has at least one designated Homeless Student Liaison to provide direct assistance to homeless families and unaccompanied youths to access and achieve in school. To reach a district liaison, contact the district’s administrative office, or the state Homeless Education Program office.
Laws & Guidance
Links to federal and state laws, and federal guidance on the McKinney-Vento Act, Education of Homeless Children & Youth Program.
McKinney-Vento Posters and Links
Links to the National Center on Homeless Education and other organizations providing technical assistance on education of homeless children and youth.
Homeless Student Data
Data collection results, district requirements.
Links to articles, websites and popular guidance documents on best practices for providing services for homeless children and youth.
Oregon LEA Program Compliance
Oregon Homeless Education Program information on compliance with state and federal laws.
District Liaison Contacts
Phone contacts for each Oregon School District.
Federal Systems - Ed. Specialist, Homeless
Federal Systems - Office Specialist
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