Homeless Children Annual Notice

in Notices

The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth (twenty-one years of age and younger) as:

1. Children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, and includes children and youth who are:

2. Children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designated for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

3. Children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings.

4. Migratory children who qualify as homeless because they are living in circumstances described above.

If you are personally aware of or are acquainted with any children who may qualify according to the above criteria, the Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District provides the following assurances to parents of homeless children:

There shall be immediate enrollment and school participation, even if educational and medical records and proof of residency are not available.

Rights include:

Please contact Dr. Joy Grossman, the homeless liaison for the Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated Grade School District for additional information about homeless issues. Dr. Grossman can be reached at grossmanjm@twc.k12.wi.us, or 262-862-2356, ex 1187.