McKinney Vento

McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. 
 
The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youths as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This definition also includes:
  • Children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, natural disaster, lack of adequate housing, or similar reason
  • Children and youths who may be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, shelters, or awaiting foster care placement
  • Children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings
  • Children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings, or
  • Migratory children who qualify as homeless because they are children who are living in similar circumstances listed above
 
Please return forms to: Rocklin Academy Family of Schools
                                         2204 Plaza Dr. Suite 200
                                         Rocklin, CA  95765
                                         Attn: Tamara Broskey