McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act
Title I Law: Sec. 1113.c.3
"A local education agency shall reserve such funds as are necessary under this part to provide services comparable to those provided to children in schools funded under this part to serve -
homeless children who do not attend participating schools, including providing educationally related support services to children in shelters and other locations where children may live."
South Panola's Title I funds reserved under this law may be used to provide comparable services to students living in environments such as:
- Emergency or transitional shelters
- The street
- Motels, doubled up with friends or relatives due to the loss of housing
- Cars, parks, campgrounds, or public spaces not designed for housing
For assistance, please contact the South Panola School District Homeless Liaison: Lashunda Hamilton at (662) 563-9361.