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NYS-TEACHS
at Advocates for Children

151 West 30th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001

TEL 800.388.2014
FAX 212.807.6872

info@nysteachs.org

PLEASE NOTE: In some cases, the resources on this page may not be current.


Important changes related to McKinney-Vento were included in the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA). The changes went into effect October 1, 2016, and include: expanded transportation protections until the end of the school year for temporarily housed students who move into permanent housing, the inclusion of preschool in the definition of "school of origin" (children can stay in their school of origin and receive transportation to that school), and changes to the dispute resolution process which include the provision of all McKinney-Vento related services (for example, continued enrollment and transportation) until a final decision is issued. For more information about ESSA changes to the McKinney-Vento Act, see the State Education Department's Field Memo regarding Implementation of Changes to McKinney-Vento Homeless Act as a Result of Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act.

Please continue to check here for updated information about how new laws will impact policies and procedures in New York State, and as always, feel free to contact NYS-TEACHS at 800-388-2014 with any questions you may have.


NYS-TEACHS Publications

NYS-TEACHS Tip Sheet Series

Short guides to McKinney-Vento

Upcoming Workshops and Trainings

04/24/17 McKinney-Vento Training at Greater Southern Tier BOCES

04/25/17 McKinney-Vento Training at OCM BOCES

04/27/17 McKinney-Vento Training at Champlain Valley Educational Services

04/28/17 McKinney-Vento Training at WSWHE BOCES

Upcoming Webinars

04/25/17 Funding & Reimbursement (All Audiences)

04/27/17 Determining Eligibility (All Audiences)

Schedule for Winter/Spring 2017 Webinar Series

Recorded Webinars and Materials

More dates, information and registration

Workshops and Training Materials

Training and Workshop Materials

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