Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation Strategies for Educators, Advocates and Policymakers, 4th Edition

    By Barbara J Duffield et al.

    Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation Strategies for Educators, Advocates and Policymakers, 4th Edition

    Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation Strategies for Educators, Advocates and Policymakers, 4th Edition

    By Barbara J Duffield et al.

    Educating Children Without Housing addresses the federal educational mandates related to homeless students under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. The manual provides innovative strategies for educators and school administrators, state coordinators and policymakers, and advocates and attorneys to play a role in ensuring the education rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

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    The revised edition includes 25 pages of new content including new sections on redetermining homeless status, best practices for serving students displaced by natural disasters, early childhood education, relevant federal guidance, and case summaries. Additional content was also added to the foster care section, making the book an excellent resource for child welfare caseworkers and advocates. This fourth edition contains strategies designed to assist communities to exceed compliance and move toward greater commitment -- to embody not only the letter but also the spirit of the law including information on collaborating with community agencies. The book also includes an updated directory of resources for educators, advocates, and policymakers.

    Drafted by the nation's leading experts on the education rights of homeless children and youth, this best-selling ABA book is the most comprehensive resource on the education of homeless children and youth available. Readers have praised the book for its brief, yet comprehensive, easy-to-understand format, commenting on its similarity to a how-to handbook." Many State Departments of Education have purchased the publication in bulk and distributed them to liaisons, as well as to each school district and school administrator. Child welfare advocates and homeless service providers have reported referring to the book when assisting their clients.

    Product Details

    Author(s)

    Barbara J Duffield, Casey Trupin, Laurene Heybach, Patricia Julianelle

    ISBN

    9781627224994

    UPC Code

    9781627224994

    Page Count

    120

    Product Code

    4180016

    Trim Size

    Paperback

    Publication Date

    2/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

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