|PA||Signed into law 10/2014||P-12||Adds Homeless Children to Early Intervention Group|
Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act to add children who are homeless as a population group to the group of at-risk infants and toddlers to be identified, assessed and tracked by the Department of Public Welfare (DPW). The current population group...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2014||P-12||Homeless Students|
From bill summary: Provides that if an individual with exceptional needs is a homeless child or youth, and the local educational agency has proposed a change of placement due to an act for which a decision to recommend expulsion is at the discretion of the pri...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2014||Postsec.||Tuition Exemption for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth|
Expands eligibility for tuition and mandatory fee waivers for Maryland public institutions of higher education to include unaccompanied homeless youth, and defines unaccompanied homeless youth. Requires these youth to meet the same conditions as foster care re...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Homeless Students|
Requires the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to report data on homeless students to the Governor and the Legislature beginning January 10, 2015, and each odd-numbered year thereafter. Specifies that the report should be disaggregated by subg...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2013||P-12||Homeless Youth Education Success Act|
From bill summary: Requires a homeless child or youth to be immediately deemed to meet residency requirements for purposes of participation in interscholastic sports or other extracurricular activities. Requires public schools and county offices of education t...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School Transportation|
Provides that a school district may transport a child who does not have a school of origin to the same school attended by that child's sibling, if the siblings are homeless. Page 9 of 214.
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||An Act establishing a task force within the Department of Education, providing for its powers and duties and providing for administrative support.|
Act 123 establishes a task force within the Department of Education on homeless children's education. Provides for its powers and duties and providing for administrative support.Requires the Task Force to conduct a study that includes:
(1) A demographic surve...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Residency Determination for Homeless Students|
Provides clarification on the district of residence for a homeless pupil, such that the pupil resides in the district where the parent or guardian resides unless parental rights have been terminated, the parent lives out of state or is an inmate at a correctio...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Home Education|
Removes the requirement that home education be supervised by a child's parent "in the child's home." Requires the local superintendent (or county superintendent, if no local) to report to the Superintendent of instruction the number of "Statements of Intent to...
|CA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Child Care and Development Services|
S.B. 70 - Sec. 8201, 8208, 8263.1
Amends eligibility requirements for children to receive child care and development services. Existing law provides children must be at least 13 or younger. Under amendment, eligible children are:
--Age 10 or younger
--Children with exceptional needs
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Education of Homeless Children and Youth State Grant Program|
Establishes a state grant program that parallels and supplements, but operates independently of, the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to facilitate the enrollment, attendance and success of homeless children and youth. Subject to appropriation, r...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Programs Funded At or Below $10,000 in a District|
H.B. 149 - Section 3
Adds Section 53A-17a-105.5. Defines "qualifying program" as (1) the at-risk flow through program; (2) the homeless and disadvantaged minority students program [both created in 53A-17a-121]; (3) the gifted and talented program; (4) the advanced placement progra...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Transportation of Homeless Students|
Relates to special needs transportation; establishes a work group to study special needs transportation and funding; provides for pilot projects to demonstrate cost sharing opportunities, including opportunities among public paratransit and Medicaid nonemergen...
|IL||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Education of Homeless Children|
23 IAC 245.10, .20, .30, .40, .50
Creates new rules relating to education of homeless children and youth state grant program. Pages 322-329 of 365: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume33_issue7.pdf...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 10/2008||P-12||Education of Homeless Children|
23 IAC 245.10, .20, .30, .40, .50, .60
Creates new rules relating to education of homeless children and youth state grant program. See pages 209-211, 233-241 of 261: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume32_issue40.pdf...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 10/2008||P-12||Education of Homeless Children|
23 IAC 245.10, .20, .30, .40, .50, .60
Creates new rules relating to education of homeless children and youth state grant program. Pages 209-211 and 233-241 of 261: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume32_issue40.pdf...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Education Programs for Students Placed in Facilities|
Provides for the oversight of educational programs for children placed within day treatment centers, residential child care facilities, other out of home placement facilities, and hospitals, either as the result of a court order or other public entity action o...
|NY||Adopted 05/2008||P-12||Homeless Education|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.2(x)(1)(vi)
Amends rules regarding the definition of homeless youth and disputes regarding a child's status and transportation. Text as adopted in May 2008 was published in the February 27, 2008 register (page 4 of 18): http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2008/feb27/...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Office of Coordinator for Education of Homeless Children|
Requires the department of education to establish an Office of Coordinator for Education of Homeless Children. Each local school corporation is required to appoint a liaison for homeless children. The department of education is rewuired to provide trining for ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Placement of Foster and Juvenile Court Students|
Provides that a student who is placed in a foster family home or the home of a relative or other unlicensed caretaker may attend school in either the school corporation in which the home is located or in the school corporation in which the student has legal se...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Immunization of Homeless Students|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to report annually to the House and Senate Education Committees the number of homeless children who enrolled in public school without immunization or proof of immunization and the average length of time required for these...
|NJ||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Education for Homeless Children|
Provides the regulatory framework to ensure that homeless children areable to meet the same challenging state content and student performancestandards that all other students in the state are expected to meet. NEW JERSEY 17692...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Education & Funding for Homeless/Emancipated and Ethnic Minority Students|
Adds new language for determining where a homeless or emancipated student shall attend school and provides for the inclusion of charter schools within the rule; ensures funds for homeless and economically disadvantaged ethnic minority students are distributed ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Miscellaneous Provisions|
H.B. 867 - Section 13-15
Extends to 2007-2008 provisions related to No Child Left Behind requirements, including commissioner determinations whether schools and districts are meeting state standards annually and state board authority to impose on schools and school districts consequen...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Homeless Students and Immunization|
Prohibits school districts from denying admission to homeless children for lack of proof of immunization.
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Transportation of Homeless Students|
H.B. 1006 - Section 1 and 2
Provides that a special purpose bus may be used to transport homeless students.
Creates new chapter on transportation of homeless students. Defines "transitional school corporation" as a school corporation (district) in which a homeless student temporarily st...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Special education transportation|
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
For purposes of computing special education base revenue, the cost of providing transportation for children with disabilities includes (A) the additional cost of transporting a homeless student from a temporary nonshelter home in another district to the school...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Foster Children Fit Under Homeless Act|
This Bill confirms the practices and procedures of the Department of Education and the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families that all foster children are within the provisions and protections of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Educa...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Special Education Provisions|
S.B. 1044 (sections 28-30)
Modifies membership of Advisory Council for the Education of Children with Disabilities from "parents of children with disabilities" to parents of persons from birth to age 26 with disabilities. Includes officials who carry out activities under subtitle B of t...
|NY||Emergency Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Homeless Children|
Title 8 NYCRR Parts 275, 276, Section 100.2(x)
Amends regulations by modifying the procedures concerning appeals involving homeless children. NEW YORK REG 17286 (SN)...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Homeless Children and Unaccompanied Youth|
Clarifies that homeless children and unaccompanied youth shall attend school in accordance with The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvement Act. http://www.legis.state.de.us/LIS/LIS142.NSF/vwLegislation/SB+271/$file/2381420097.doc/?openelement...
|IA||Adopted 06/2004||P-12||Educating the Homeless|
281 IAC 33.1 thru 33.11
Implements the provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. http://www.legis.state.ia.us/Rules/Current/iac/281iac/28133/28133.pdf...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Public School Enrollment of Homeless Children|
Public school enrollment of homeless children. Revises provisions addressing the public school enrollment of homeless children to reflect the definitions and requirements set forth in the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvements Act of...
|DE||Rule Adoption 10/2003||P-12||Education of Homeless Children and Youth|
14 DAC 901
Amends regulation 901, Education of Homeless Children and Youth, to be consistent with the provisions of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvement Act, of 2001, that ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experienc...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Education: Foster or Homeless Children|
Requires a school district to accept for credit full or partial coursework satisfactorily completed by a pupil while attending a public school, juvenile court school, or nonpublic, nonsectarian school or agency. Requires pupils paced in licensed children's ins...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Public School Education Legal Residency|
Relates to legal residency for the purpose of public school education; changes the definition of legal residency for homeless children and youths; provides that disputes regarding residency shall be resolved by the commissioner of the department of education, ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Definition of Homeless Student|
S.P. 538 (LD 1577) (omnibus bill)
Expands definition of homeless student to comply with definition required under federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, including provision that homeless student the child of a parent or guardian who is homeless. Requires commissioner-adopted rules on homele...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Education Definitions and Programs|
This bill does the following:
1. It adds "emotional disability" to the definition of "exceptional student" in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A,
2. It adds "undue burden" as a requirement concerning requests for extension of leased space a...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Homeless and Migrant Children|
This act clarifies that the state board of education is authorized to administer federal education funds available under the No Child Left Behind Act; for the next two years, authorizes the commissioner of education to make an annual, instead of biennial, dete...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Children in Informal Kinship Care Relationships|
Defines "informal kinship care" as a child who is not under the care or custody of social services living with a relative due to serious family hardship. Defines "serious family hardship." Requires a district receiving a child living in an informal kinship car...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Residential Child Care Programs|
Defines "residential child care program" and specifies that group homes, alternative living units and emergency shelter care are classified as such. Requires a licensed operator of a residential child care program who receives state funding and who has legal c...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Homeless Students|
Clarifies the right to public education for children of homeless families; establishes a committee to study requirements regarding the legal residency of homeless children in certain educational and institutional settings; relates to appeals regarding change o...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Homeless Education|
Defines residency as it relates to homeless child. Authorizes school district to establish residency for purposes of school attendance. Authorizes a child who seeks shelter or is located in one school district to be considered a resident of another school dist...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Bond Issue Authorized|
Authorizes a $28,500,000 General Fund bond issue to capitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund, to provide grants to public educational institutions to install sprinkler systems in dormitories, to renovate the Harlow Office Building and to provide a cente...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12|
Relates to public school enrollment of homeless pupils; revises various statutes addressing evidence of residence in the school division for public school enrollment; adds persons lacking a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence and having a primary ...