Sample Forms and Materials: Transportation
Increasing School Stability for Students Experiencing Homelessness: Overcoming Challenges to Providing Transportation to the School of Origin
This monograph reviews the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act as related to the provision of transportation to the school of origin, and provides recommendations for implementing the transportation mandate. Recommendations are based on interviews with local homeless education liaisons and pupil transportation directors from eight school districts across the country. Sample district policies and documents are included.Transporting Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness
This brief, part of NCHE's Law Into Practice series, explains the provisions of Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (reauthorized under Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act) related to the transportation of children and youth experiencing homelessness and offers strategies for implementing the law. Topics include: Transportation under the McKinney-Vento Act; Resources for Funding Transportation; Collaborating to Provide Transportation; Using Discretion and Sensitivity in Providing Transportation; and Strategies for Establishing a Transportation System.Transportation for Homeless Children and Youth: Strategies for Rural School Districts
This NCHE tip sheet highlights strategies for providing transportation for homeless students in rural areas provided by local homeless education liaisons, state coordinators for homeless education, and state pupil transportation directors.
National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services: Resolution to Support the Transportation of Homeless Children and Youth
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPT) provides leadership, assistance, and motivation to the nation's school transportation industry with the goal of providing safe, efficient, economical, and high-quality transportation to school children on their trips to and from school and school-related activities. NASDPT passed a resolution in 2000 supporting the safe and efficient school transportation of homeless children and youth.National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services: State Directors of Pupil Transportation National Contact List
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This article, published in the December 2003 edition of the No Child Left Behind Financial Compliance Insider, discusses the federal requirement for districts to provide transportation to the school of origin for homeless students. Six strategies for meeting this requirement are presented .
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