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ESEA Title I, Part A, Title X, Part C Homeless

Consolidated Application Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I, Part A, Title X, Part C Education of Homeless Children and Youths legal assurances for fiscal year 2013-14.
ESEA, Title I, Part A, Title X, Part C, Education for Homeless Children and Youths
  1. The local educational agency (LEA) shall reserve Title I, Part A funds to provide comparable services to homeless children that assist them to effectively take advantage of educational opportunities as provided to children in schools funded under Title I, Part A. These comparable services shall be provided to homeless children in public and private schools, shelters and other locations where children may live, institutions for neglected children and, where appropriate, local institutions such as local community day school programs. This reservation requirement is not formula driven. The LEA shall reserve funds as are necessary to provide comparable services. (20 United States Code (USC) §6313(c)(3)(A); Public Law (PL) 107-110, §1113(c)(3)(A))
  2. LEAs will demonstrate coordination with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, Title X, Part C. (20 USC §6312(a)(1); PL 107-110, §1112(a)(1))
  3. LEAs will adopt policies and practices to ensure that homeless children and youths are not stigmatized or segregated on the basis of their status as homeless. (42 USC §11432(g)(1)(J)(i); PL 107-110, §722(g)(1)(J)(i))
  4. LEAs will designate an appropriate staff person as a LEA liaison for homeless children and youths, who will fulfill his/her required duties and ensure equal access to a free, appropriate public education for homeless children and youths. (42 USC 11432(g)(1)(J)(ii); PL 107-110, §722(g)(1)(J)(ii))
  5. LEAs will adopt policies and practices to ensure that transportation is provided or arranged for homeless children and youths, at the request of the parent or guardian, to and from the school of origin for the duration of their homelessness. (42 USC §11432(g)(1)(J)(iii); PL 107-110, §722 (g)(1)(J)(iii))

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