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Mckinney-Vento Quick Tips For Parents

The Mckinney-Vento Act is a federal law that protects the educational rights of students in temporary
housing. Under this law, your children are entitled to important rights and services. Knowing the
protections your children are legally entitled to can help you advocate effectively for them.

The Mckinney-Vento Act defines “homeless children and youths “as any
student who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

Your children have important education rights. To advocate for them you should:

Know Your Children’s Educational Rights

o Immediate Enrollment: Your children are entitled to immediately enroll in school, even if you
do not have ANY paperwork for them, including immunization forms, guardianship papers, birth
certificates, and proof of address.
o Choice of Schools: Your children have the right to stay enrolled in the school they most recently
attended, to re-enroll in the school where you were last permanently housed, and to enroll in
the local area where your family is temporarily living.
o Transportation: Your children have the right to transportation to/from the school they last
attended or were last permanently house. They may also be entitled to receive transportation
to/from the local school if other students in the area receive it.
o Free Meals: Your children are entitled to receive free meals at their school, without filling out
any paperwork regarding your family’s finances.

Ask the Right Questions


Who is the local Mckinney-Vento education liaison? How can I contact her or him?
What transportation is available for my child? Who can help me set it up?
Who can help set up free meals for my child?
What if my child needs special education services?
How can my child participate in field trips/afterschool programs if I am unable to pay?

Keep Track of Important Documents

o Although not necessary for your child’s immediate enrollment in school, keeping track of
important documents like immunization records and birth certificates will be helpful.

Know Who Can Help

o The Mckinney-Vento liaison will help you make the best educational decisions for your children
and acess all of the above services. For contact information, contact your child’s school.

Pulaski County Mckinney-Vento liaison: Delilah Carr (478)783-7461

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