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McKinney-Vento Act Residency & Educational Rights

Students who are in temporary, inadequate, and homeless living situations have the following
rights:
  • Immediate enrollment in the school they last attended or the school in whose attendance area they are currently staying even if they do not have all of the documents normally required at the time of enrollment.
  • Access to free meals and textbooks, Title I and other educational programs, and other comparable services including transportation;
  • To attend the same classes and activities that students in other living situations also participate in without fear of being separated or treated differently due to their housing situations.
 
Any questions about these rights can be directed to the local McKinney-Vento Liaison, Dean Pappas, at 708-588-8863 or the Brookfield LaGrange Park School District 95 Administrative
Office at 708-485-0606.