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Serving Homeless Students Under Title I, Part A
This 22-minute NCHE online video tutorial provides information about how children and youth experiencing homelessness may be served under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. Topics include: Contextual information about Title I, Part A and the McKinney-Vento Act Title I, Part A requirements for serving homeless children and youth; the Title I, Part A reservation of funds for homeless children and youth and acceptable usages of these funds; Title I, Part A authority for serving homeless children and youth included in federal omnibus spending bills; and strategies for state- and district-level collaboration between Title I, Part A and McKinney-Vento programs.
View the Serving Homeless Students Under Title I, Part A tutorial.

Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness under Title I, Part A
This brief, part of NCHE's Law Into Practice series, explains how Title I, Part A of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (reauthorized under Title X, Part C of NCLB) intersect and offers strategies for effective collaboration. Topics include: Automatic Eligibility; Coordination; Determining Title I, Part A Set-Aside Amounts; Expenditures for Homeless Students; and more.
Download Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness under Title I, Part A.


Other Resources

Four Methods for Determining New Mandatory Title I, Part A Set-Aside for Homeless Children
This article, published in the November 2003 edition of the No Child Left Behind Financial Compliance Insider, discusses the issue of how to calculate the Title I set-aside for homeless students required under the No Child Left Behind Act. Four specific calculation methods are presented.
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Missed Opportunities?: The Possibilities and Challenges of Funding High-Quality Preschool through Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act
This paper, published by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) provides general background on the legislation behind Title I, an overview of the available data on the use of Title I funds for preschool, and examples of how some states and local communities have used Title I funds for these programs. It also examines the U.S. Department of Education's statutes, regulations, and guidance on the use of Title I funds for preschool and raises some unanswered questions.
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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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