McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act
The McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. McKinney-Vento provides federal funding to states for the purpose of supporting district programs that serve homeless students (in non-permanent housing).
The definition of Non-permanent housing includes children and youth who lack a regular, adequate and fixed nighttime residence including: children who share housing with other persons due to loss of housing or economic hardship; children living in emergency or transitional shelters; children living in motels, campgrounds, trailer parks etc. as well as unaccompanied youth.
The Culture & Character Coach, Anthony Fratantonio, serves as the Homeless Liaison for Christa McAuliffe Charter School. Please contact him with any questions or concerns at (508) 879-9000 ext. 133.
Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe
A Place to Turn
Salvation Army Framingham
*McAuliffe has a Daniel's Table freezer with available food for anyone who is in need. Please contact your child's guidance counselor for more information.
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