McKinney-Vento Education Act

 
The McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. McKinney-Vento provides federal funding to states for the purpose of supporting district programs that serve homeless students.


McKinney-Vento Education Act

Learn more about the McKinney-Vento Education Act by visiting the California Department of Education website.
Chico Unified School District partners with the Butte County Office of Education to provide assistance to homeless students and families in compliance with the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Program personnel work in collaboration with school personnel and community service agencies in an effort to maximize access to various educational, social and enrichment programs which promote academic success and student achievement.
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Homeless & Foster Youth Resources

All youth should have the opportunity for educational success, no matter what their housing or family situation may be. The School Ties program promotes this success through advocacy, mentoring, tutoring, and assistance with the transition to independent living.
  • Educational Case Management
  • Assistance with Records Transfer
  • Enrollment Assistance
  • Special Education Advocacy
  • Transportation Arrangement
  • Provision of School Supplies
  • Health and Education Passports
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
 
 
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