Toolkit: Every Student Will Succeed
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and a new toolkit released by the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education can help jurisdictions implement the changes mandated by ESSA.
The McKinney–Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program: Implications for Special Educators
During the 2008–2009 academic school year, nearly a million students were reported by school districts as being homeless, a 41% increase over just a 2-year period year. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of national legislative efforts to address the education of children who are homeless, with a particular emphasis on students with disabilities.