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McKinney-Vento Guidance for homeless students updated

12/11/2017

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) offers an opportunity for Ohio to better serve students experiencing homelessness. The Ohio Department of Education updated McKinney-Vento Guidance for homeless student liaisons to uphold rights and ensure educational stability for these students. The guidance provides clarification that will help districts navigate the McKinney-Vento law. It includes suggestions for district support systems for students who are homeless.
 
The updated McKinney-Vento Liaison Guidance is available here.
 
Please direct questions to homelesseducation@education.ohio.gov.