Initial Insights from the 2024 Nationwide McKinney-Vento Study - ARP Funding

By Phillip Smith | July 12, 2024

We’re excited to present the latest insights from our second annual Nationwide McKinney-Vento Study. The inaugural survey was the first of its kind dedicated to identifying key information about how McKinney-Vento liaisons nationwide and how they serve students and families in need. The study report provided many insights, including how school districts nationwide lack fundamental tools such as student case management software

Here are just a few initial insights related to ARP funding gathered from this year's study.   

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A Government Shutdown's Potential Effect on Education

By Dr. David Holbrook | September 25, 2023

Given the inability of the U.S. House of Representatives to move forward with either FY24 appropriations or a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government funded, it is looking more and more like a government shutdown is going to happen at the end of the day, September 30, 2023. While the exact effects on education are impossible to predict, we do know some things about what will happen if the U.S. Government shuts down. And the longer the shutdown lasts, the more significant the potential impacts on education and the U.S. economy. 

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Documenting Independent Student Status of Unaccompanied Youth Experiencing Homelessness for FAFSA

By Dr. David Holbrook | March 8, 2023

When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law on December 10, 2015, it included changes to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. One of those changes required every School District to appoint a District Homeless Liaison.  

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