Students & Parents
MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Dayton Public School McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth (HCY) Programs ensure that all homeless children and youth have equal access to a free and appropriate public education, including public preschool education.
The McKinney-Vento Assistance Act, reauthorized along with the enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act in January 2002, requires each Local Education Agency (LEA) to identify a liaison to represent the district in meeting certain requirements of the act. The law indicates that the LEA liaison shall ensure that all homeless children, youth and families are identified through coordinated activities with other entities.
When a student is identified as being McKinney-Vento eligible, staff will: