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INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 134

 

POLICY CODE: JFABD

 

TO:                  Superintendents of Schools, Local Homeless Liaisons

 

FROM:            Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner

 

DATE:             June 9, 2004

 

RE:                   Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program Data Collection

 

Pursuant to 42 USC 11432 Section 722(f), Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act the following information for the 2003-2004 school year is being requested by the United States Department of Education. The information will be collected by Shelley Reed, State Homeless Education Coordinator, and transmitted to the office of Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs.

 

  1. Provide the number of homeless children and youth enrolled in public school during the 2003-2004 school year according to grade level groups below:

 

School Level

Number of homeless children/youth enrolled in public school

K-2

 

3-4

 

5-8

 

9-12

 

Total

 

 


 

  1. Of the total number of homeless children and youth (excluding preschoolers) provide the numbers who had the following as their primary night residence at the time of initial identification by the local school district:

 

 

Primary night time residence

Number of homeless children/ youth - excluding preschoolers

Shelters

 

Doubled-up

 

Unsheltered (e.g., cars, parks, campgrounds, etc.)

 

Hotels/Motels

 

Other (specify)

 

Unknown

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Shelley Reed, at 624-6637, shelley.reed@maine.gov