Title IX, Part A – McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth
The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth program is designed to address the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. Under this program, State educational agencies must ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth.Homeless children and youth must have access to the educational and other services that they need to enable them to meet the same challenging State student academic achievement standards to which all students are held. In addition, homeless students may not be separated from the mainstream school environment.
Did you know that free credit recovery, mental health coaching, and tutoring services are available for students in transition between homes or experiencing homelessness across the State of Georgia? Get in touch with our homeless liaison for more information.
|Pelham City Schools Charter System||Department of Education|
|Homeless Liaison||State Coordinator|
|Cindy Smith||Whittney Mitchell|
|229-294-8170 ext. 214 or 229-221-2336