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NCHE Resources

Including Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in State and Local School District Accountability Systems
This brief identifies the key provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act dealing with the inclusion of students experiencing homelessness in state and district accountability systems and offers strategies for implementation.
Download Including Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in State and Local School District Accountability Systems.

Prompt and Proper Placement: Enrolling Students without Records
This brief offers teachers, school counselors, and other school personnel valuable tools and information to assist in making sound educational decisions for the immediate placement of homeless children and youth in appropriate classroom settings.
Download Prompt and Proper Placement: Enrolling Students without Records.


Other Resources

Code of Federal Regulations: 34 CFR Part 200
34 CFR 200.6, issued July 5, 2002, discusses the inclusion of homeless students in state academic assessment, reporting, and accountability systems.
Download the full text.

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The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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