TITLE

NO HOMELESS CHILD LEFT BEHIND

AUTHOR(S)
Saxberg, David
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Principal;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses law and legislation about the education of homeless children in the U.S. It discusses the role of school principals in providing education for homeless students and presents information from the organization National Coalition for the Homeless. Topics discussed include the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, and the McKinney Education of Homeless Children and Youth Act Program.
ACCESSION #
56646653

 

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