Dispute Resolution

NCHE Resources

Dispute Resolution

This brief identifies the key provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act dealing with dispute resolution and offers strategies for implementation.
Download Dispute Resolution.

Sample Forms, Materials, and Policies

Cobb County School District (Atlanta, GA): Administrative Forms

See Section J: Homeless Students of Cobb County School District's Board Policies and Administrative Rules for a variety of forms related to enrolling and educating children and youth experiencing homelessness, including:
  • Information on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
  • Procedure for Free Lunch
  • Procedure For Transportation to School of Origin
  • School of Origin Request
  • Student Residency Statement
  • Written Notification Form
    Forms are available in multiple languages, including English, Arabic, Portuguese, and Spanish.
    Visit the Cobb County School District (Atlanta, GA): Administrative Forms webpage.

Kentucky Department of Education Dispute Resolution Policy and Forms

The Kentucky Department of Education follows this policy, and uses related forms, to resolve disputes regarding the enrollment of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
Download the dispute resolution policy.
Download the dispute resolution form.
 
Massachusetts Department of Education McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance - Advisories
 
This advisory from the Massachusetts Department of Education includes information about the state's McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process. It also includes related forms, such as the School District Notification to Parent/Guardian of Enrollment Decision, and Parent/Guardian Appeal of School District Enrollment Decision.
Download the Massachusetts McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance - Advisories.
 
North Carolina Dispute Resolution Process for Homeless Students
 
This process from the North Carolina State Board of Education details how North Carolina school districts should handle disputes regarding the enrolling and serving of students experiencing homelessness.
View the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Process for Homeless Students.
 
Oregon Department of Education Dispute Resolution Protocols
 
This form from the Oregon Department of Education details how Oregon school districts should handle disputes regarding the enrolling and serving of students experiencing homelessness.
Download the Oregon Department of Education Dispute Resolution Protocols.
 
Virginia Department of Education Dispute Resolution Process
 
This webpage details the McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process established by the Virginia Department of Education. It also provides links to related forms mentioned in the process.
View the Virginia Department of Education Dispute Resolution Process.