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5055HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

 

In accordance with federal law, it is the policy of the Meriden Board of Education ("Board") to prohibit discrimination against, segregation of, or stigmatization of, homeless children and youth.  The Board authorizes the Administration to establish regulations setting forth procedures necessary to implement the requirements of law with respect to homeless children and youth.  In the event of conflict between federal and/or state law and these administrative regulations, the provisions of law shall control.

 

Legal References:                  

State Law:

Public Act 17-194, An Act Concerning Access to Student Records for Certain Unaccompanied Youths

10-253 School privileges for children in certain placements, non-resident children and children in temporary shelters

 

Federal Law:

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 11431 et seq., as amended by Every Student Succeeds Act, Pub. L. 114-95.

 

ADOPTED:  December 18, 2018

Cross reference:

Policy 5050, Non-Resident - Students

Approved 12/18/2018
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