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“Beating the Odds.”
The Homeless Program at the New Hampshire Department of Education provides resources and services to districts, schools, professionals, volunteers and persons in need of assistance to better understand laws pertaining to the rights of homeless children and youth, and the responsibilities and obligations that educational agencies must abide by under State and Federal laws.
Resources for School Professionals and Homeless Liaisons
These resources are meant to assist school professionals and homeless liaisons to better understand their duties and obligations under the law, and to provide strategies on addressing issues related to homeless students.
Resources for Homeless/In Transition Youth and Parents
These are informational resources meant for both youth and parents that are in transition that would like to gather more information about the rights and services students are entitled to and how schools can help.
Documents and Briefs on McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act for Homeless Education Liaisons
These resources deal specifically with the McKinney-Vento Act, the federal law that establishes the rights and entitlements of homeless youth. School professionals, and in particular homeless liaisons, will find this information critical to performing their duties to full capacity.
Organizations Serving Homeless/In Transition Populations
Listed here are organizations that ofer services to homeless and in transition individuals and families.
Homeless Liaison Contact List
The homeless liaison contact list contains the names and contact information of every homeless liaison in the state of New Hampshire.
These are the seven McKinney-Vento subgrants the Homeless Education Program at the New Hampshire Department of Education has issued in 2013.
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