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Homeless Webinar on April 6, 2009 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
List Serve Message Date: March 26, 2009
The Discretionary Grants’ section will conduct a Connect Pro Webinar on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act on April 6, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m.
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Subtitle B—Education for Homeless Children and Youth), reauthorized in January 2002, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness.
The webinar will provide participants with an overview of the key provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Topics to be discussed include the causes of poverty and exploring how poverty affects children, the basic concepts of the McKinney-Vento Act, the definition of homelessness and how it impacts the various responsibilities of the LEA. In addition, we will have a brief overview of the 2009-2010 subgrant process.
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Donna Cash, Supervisor
State Homeless & Even Start Coordinator
Federal Discretionary Grants
Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Phone: 573-522-8763 Fax: 573-526-6698
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Division of School Improvement - Federal Grants Management
Phone: 573-751-3468 Fax: 573-526-6698
Revised: December 14, 2005