The Idaho State Department of Education addresses the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. The Department ensures that each homeless child and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth.
- The State of Idaho Department of Education website provides information regarding Homeless Education: Law/Guidance; Liaison Information; Grants; Professional Development; Resources; Publications and Products; Legislative Information.
- Appendices in the Idaho Special Education Manual (February 2007). Appendix 1D is as summary of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
- Joint School District No. 2 (Meridian) Policy 501.60 Homeless Students
- National Center for Homeless Education. This website contains resource information to assist with identifying and serving homeless children and youth.
Sharing Among Professionals
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