The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is part of the No Child Left Behind Federal Legislation. It exists to protect students experiencing homelessnes from discrimination and mandates equal access to educational programs and services. Students who are identified as experiencing homelessness must have barriers to their education removed.
West De Pere School District has resources to help families and students who are experiencing homelessness. Contact School Social Worker and McKinney-Vento Liaison, Brooke DeWane (920) 655-6267 with any questions, concerns, or further information.
The following links provide information on who qualifies under this the McKinney-Vento Act, the rights this Act affords, and potential resources in our greater community.