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Title I, Part A

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NCHE Resources

Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness under Title I, Part A *updated Nov 2017*
This NCHE brief explains how Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act intersect, and suggests strategies for effective collaboration. Sections include: Statutory Requirements for Cross-Program Collaboration; Automatic Eligibility for Title I, Part A Services; Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness under Schoolwide and Targeted Assistance Programs; Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness with Set-aside Funds; and Strategies for Collaboration to Improve Student Outcomes.
Download Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness under Title I, Part A.

Sample Forms, Materials, and Policies

McKinney-Vento Title I, Part A Set-Aside Needs Assessment
This document from the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction provides school districts with a tool to:
  • document the amount of their Title I, Part A homeless set-aside
  • provide evidence of a needs assessment or other written documentation of how the set-aside amount was determined
  • provide evidence that the set-aside amount is sufficient to meet the unique needs of homeless students
  • describe how set-aside dollars will be spent in support of homeless students
  • list funds other than Title I, Part A that are used to support the needs of homeless students
    Download the McKinney-Vento Title I, Part A Set-Aside Needs Assessment.
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