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Katrina left more than 1 million people homeless, including over 200,000
school age children.
Coordinators for Homeless Education - Every state is required
by federal law to have a State Coordinator for Homeless Education.
This person is responsible for ensuring the understanding of and compliance
with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act in public schools
throughout the state.
McKinney-Vento Online Training Presentations - PowerPoint Presentation, sample letters, and many PDF information handouts for administrators and community workers
Grants for Educating Homeless Children
for Homeless Children and Youth Program - Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento
Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind
Act of 2001 Non-Regulatory Guidance, July 2004
Specifically for Survivors of Hurricane Katrina
to Help in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina - This is an incredibly
comprehensive database of information for survivors of Hurricane Katrina
and for those who want to help from Meredith Warshaw of the Uniquely
Gifted site. Ways
to Help includes links to all kinds of disaster relief information
- how to register with FEMA, information on finding loved ones, housing,
donations, how to volunteer, schooling & homeschooling, and animal
rescue. There is also section with Houston-specific information. Read
Tips about Donating
Local Support Systems for Community Members
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Copyright © 1998-2017, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved.