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Immigrant and Homeless briefs
These briefs, part of NCHE's Best Practices in Homeless Education series, explain the challenges many immigrant and refugee families encounter in adjusting to life in the United States, including integrating into the U.S. public school system. Methods for determining homelessness among immigrant and refugee families and strategies for supporting the integration of immigrant and refugee children into the U.S. schools are discussed.Understanding Recent Changes in Child Poverty Understanding Recent Changes in Child Poverty
This report, published by the Urban Institute in August 2006, examines trends in child poverty in the United States over the last 10 years and analyzes the factors contributing to the trends.Determining Eligibility for Rights and Services Under the McKinney-Vento Act
This brief, part of NCHE's Best Practices in Homeless Education series, offers step-by-step guidance on determining homelessness among children and youth whose living arrangements vary from the examples given in the McKinney-Vento definition of "homeless".Surviving on Your Own: Information for Youth on How Schools Can Help
This pocket-sized booklet for unaccompanied youth explains how schools can help youth who are living on their own without a parent or guardian. It is made of a durable, laminated paper to resist wear and tear and fits easily inside a back pocket.IDEA Final Regulations
On August 3, 2006, the U.S. Department of Education announced the final regulations to implement part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. The Department published the regulations in the Federal Register on August 14, 2006.
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