RESIDENCY FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN
Homeless students living in the District shall be admitted to District schools upon presentation of any of the following:
- hotel or motel receipts;
- a letter from a social service agency or homeless shelter verifying that the student lives within the District; or
- an affidavit from the parent/guardian stating that the family lives within the District.
A reasonable effort shall be made to secure an address, phone number and medical release from the parent/guardian when a student is placed in a classroom.
1980-1986 County community schools
2558.2 Use of revenue limits to determine average daily attendance of homeless children
39807.5 Payment of transportation costs by parents
United States Code, Title 42
11431-11435 McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
Enrolling Students in Homeless Situations, 1999
U.S. Department of Education: Notice of school enrollment guidelines, 67 Fed. Reg. 10698
U.S. Department of Education:http://www.ed.gov
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty: http://www.nlchp.org