AZHSA - The Arizona Head Start Association
AZHSA - The Arizona Head Start Association

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THE MCKINNEY-VENTO ACT
Your preschool and school-aged child(ren) may qualify for certain rights and protections under the Federal McKinney-Vento Act if your family lives in any of the certain specific situations. The AZ Department of Education (ADE) and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs– public schools & charters) have designated points of contact to provide assistance and school stability.

MCKINNEY –VENTO HOMELESS EDUCATION PROGRAM
Under the McKinney-Vento Act, State educational agencies must ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youths.