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501.16 Homeless Children and Youth

Code No. 501.16

HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH

The board will make reasonable efforts to identify homeless children and youth of school age within the district, encourage their enrollment and eliminate existing barriers to their receiving an education which may exist in district policies or practices. The designated coordinator for identification of homeless children and for tracking and monitoring programs and activities for these children is the Middle School Principal.

NOTE: This is a mandatory policy and reflects both Iowa and federal law.

Legal Reference:     
No Child Left Behind, Title X, Sec. 722, P.L. 107-110 (2004).
42 U.S.C. §§ 11431 et seq. (2012).
281 I.A.C. 33.

Cross Reference:     
501 Student Attendance
503.3 Fines - Fees - Charges
506 Student Records
507.1 Student Health and Immunization Certificates
603.3 Special Education
711.1 Student School Transportation Eligibility

Approved 2/24/16

Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA