Homeless Education

A “homeless child” is defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. A homeless child's parent(s) or guardian(s) have lost permanent residence and my now live with friends or family, in a shelter, motel, car or other place that is not a conventional place to reside.  Each child of a homeless individual and each unaccompanied homeless youth have equal access to the same free appropriate public education as provided to other children and youth.  A homeless child may attend the district school that the child attended when permanently housed or the district school in which the child last enrolled. 

The Federal Law: http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg116.html - sec1031

Homeless Education, Non-Regulatory Guidance

Educational Rights for Homeless Children and Youth

 The District's Homeless Liaison, below, is available to address any questions and/or concerns regarding homeless students.  

 Dale Sauer, Superintendent

Shiloh Village School District Office

125 Diamond Court

Shiloh, IL 62269