New Resource Archives: October – December 2006
U.S. Conference of Mayors Hunger and Homelessness Survey 2006
This is the 2006 edition of the annual report provided by the United States Conference of Mayors. It is a status report on hunger and homelessness in the United States based on a 23-city survey.Fostering the Right Relationships
This December 2006 article from the American School Board Journal explains the unique challenges faced by children in foster care and how schools must extend an extra helping hand to ensure that these students are safe, secure, and learning.Two Steps Back: City and Suburban Poverty Trends 1999-2005
This December 2006 report from The Brookings Institution provides an analysis of poverty in cities and suburbs of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas based on data from the 2005 American Community Survey and Census 2000.State Coordinator's Handbook for LEA Monitoring
This document is designed to assist State Coordinators for Homeless Education in the development and implementation of an effective monitoring process that includes all Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), those with and without McKinney-Vento subgrants. Based on the experiences of veteran State Coordinators and others with information to share about the monitoring process, this handbook discusses challenges and strategies related to monitoring LEAs for compliance with the legislative requirements of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. State Coordinators will also find sample tools for use in developing, adapting, and customizing their own monitoring process.
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