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McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance
This site has been designed as a resource for students and families experiencing housing crises and for the people within our school district and local community who endeavor to provide timely quality services for this growing population.
Quick and Helpful Information
2-1-1 Arizona Community Information and Referral Services - www.211arizona.org
Dial 2-1-1 within Arizona or 877-211-8661 from anywhere in the United States to find help as soon as possible.
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act:
Originally signed into law in 1987. Included in No Child Left Behind, Title X, in 2002.
GOAL: "To ensure that homeless children and youth have access to a free, appropriate public education, comparable to that provided to the children of any Arizona resident and consistent with Arizona's mandatory school attendance laws." - Arizona Department of Education