at OSPI oversees the federal McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth program. The program provides training, technical assistance, and monitoring, as well as federal funding to support school district programs that serve homeless students. Washington receives approximately $950,000 in funding each year from the U.S. Department of Education in support of this program. This federal funding is the only money specifically designated for serving the educational needs of Washington’s 32,539 homeless students.*
"Homeless" defined, federal requirements, dispute resolution, Washington's role, and more
Required data from school districts and assistance in data collection
Contact information for every school district’s designated Education of Homeless Children and Youth liaison
Free posters and brochures for distribution in your schools and community
Competitive grants awarded to the school districts with the greatest need
Online training opportunities for school district liaisons and staff.