Facts about the McKinney - Vento Homeless Education Act:
Part of the No Child Left Behind federal legislation, this law protects homeless students from discrimination and mandates equal access to educational programs and services. Students who are identified as homeless must have barriers to their education removed.
For more information about district (Janesville) resources, please contact:
How Can You Help?
The following is a
list of ongoing needs for our homeless youth, please consider donating.
You can drop your donations at the Education Services Center for Carrie
To learn more about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act, try the following websites:
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: http://dpi.wi.gov/homeless/
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY): http://www.naehcy.org/
National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE: http://www.serve.org/nche/
National Law Center on Homeless and Poverty: http://www.nlchp.org/
Housing and Urban Development: http://www.hud.gov/homeless/index.cfm