|Sponsors:||Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Law Project
Illinois Legal Aid Online
|Date:||Thursday, December 11, 2003|
|Speakers:||Rene Heybach, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Patricia Nix-Hodes, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Rene Heybach and Patricia Nix-Hodes discuss issues involved in ensuring equal educational rights for homeless children. Pat Rivera is the Chicago Public Schools Liason, and her phone number is 773-553-3623
Click on the title of the document below to view or print the supporting material:
The Illinois Education for Homeless Children Act - 105 ILCS 45/1-1 et seq.
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act - 42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq.
Cook County Commission on Human Rights
Materials posted on the Illinois State Board of Education website related to webcast:
Also, see, Lampkin v. District of Columbia, 27 F. 3d 605 (1994)
The book, Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation Strategies for Educators, Advocates and Policymakers, co-authored by Laurene M. Heybach of the Law Project of Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, can be ordered on the American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness & Poverty Website.
Click on the link to view a policy article entitled, The Educational Rights of Homeless Children: Creating a Model Program in Illinois, by Rene Heybach and Patricia Nix-Hodes of the Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
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|Agenda - Educational Rights of Homeless Children and Youth.rtf||RTF||25.1KB|
Last Updated: 06/03/2004
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