Title X

  • Title X - The Federal McKinney-Vento Act (part of NCLB) guarantees equal access to public education for students experiencing homelessness.  Title X students may be:

    • Sharing housing due to loss of housing or economic hardship
    • Living in motels, hotels, camp grounds, parks, public places or other accomodation not designed for human habitation
    • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
    • Qualified migrant children in the above living circumstances
    • Awaiting foster care placement

    Students who qualify for Title X are entitled to:

    • Stay in their "school of origin"
    • Be provided transportation to and from school
    • Title I services even if their school of origin is not a Title I school
    • School supplies, uniforms, clothing
    • Referrals to services including mental/physical health, housing, food, etc.
    • Tutoring if they are behind their peers academically