Best Practices and Model Programs: Enrollment
Sample Forms and Materials: Enrollment
NCHE ResourcesEnrollment brief (130K)
This brief identifies the key provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act dealing with the enrollment of children and youth experiencing homelessness and offers strategies for implementation.Enrollment: Ready Reference for Schools (enrollment foldout)
This handy foldout booklet assists local homeless education liaisons and enrollment personnel in understanding the legal guidelines for the immediate school enrollment of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It explains the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act related to enrollment and suggests strategies for implementing enrollment procedures that comply with federal law. Its compact size and foldout format make it a great desktop reference.Immediate Enrollment Under McKinney-Vento: How Local Liaisons Can Keep Homeless Students Safe
This brief, part of NCHE's Best Practices in Homeless Education series, is designed for local homeless education liaisons and discusses how to handle confidential information about students experiencing homelessness. This is especially important for homeless students at risk of further victimization, such as survivors of domestic violence and unaccompanied youth.Immediate Enrollment Under McKinney-Vento: How Schools Can Keep Homeless Students Safe
This brief, part of NCHE's Best Practices in Homeless Education series, is designed for school staff and administrators and discusses how to handle confidential information about students experiencing homelessness. This is especially important for homeless students at risk of further victimization, such as survivors of domestic violence and unaccompanied youth.Providing Equal Access: Enrolling Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness
This audiovisual presentation provides an introduction to the issue of the school enrollment of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It covers such topics as immediate enrollment, school choice, best interest and feasibility, and transportation to the school of origin. Length: 18:30
M. Joycelyn Elders, MD: Statement on Immunization Records
This memorandum from Dr. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General, reinforces the importance and logic of the immediate enrollment provision of the McKinney-Vento Act, even when the enrolling student lacks immunization records.U.S. Department of Education Enrollment Guidelines
This March 8, 2002, notice in the Federal Register lists the guidelines for State and Local Educational Agencies (SEAs and LEAs) for the enrollment of homeless children and youth in U.S. public schools.
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