Board Policies

Last revised: June 12, 2017

501.11

Homeless Children and Youth

Policy Title:Homeless Children and Youth Code No. 501.8

Policy Title: Homeless Children and Youth
Code No. 501.11

The Board will make reasonable efforts to identify homeless children and youth within the district, encourage their enrollment, and eliminate existing barriers to their receiving education which may exist in district policies or practices in order to provide homeless children and youth with equal access to the same free public education as provided to other children and youth.

Homeless children and youth shall not be separated from the mainstream school environment on the basis of their status as homeless, nor shall they be stigmatized or isolated on the basis of their status as homeless.

The designated coordinator of homeless children and for tracking and monitoring programs and activities for these children is the Senior Coordinator of Student Services. This person shall also serve as the District’s liaison for homeless children and youth, and shall be responsible for assisting parents, guardians and unaccompanied youth in enrolling in school and accessing school services, obtaining student records, arranging for immunizations, and coordinating transportation services in accordance with law.

Date of Adoption:
November 13, 1995

Date of Revision:
January 13, 2003
July 18, 2005
October 27, 2008
April 8, 2013
June 12, 2017

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Date of Adoption

November 13, 1995

Date of Revision

January 13, 2003
July 18, 2005
October 27, 2008
April 8, 2013
June 12, 2017

Date of Review
June 12, 2017