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portation services for their children, including to the school of origin.
help unaccompanied youth choose and enroll in a school, after considering the
youth’s wishes, and provide the youth with notice of his or her right to appeal the school dis-
trict’s decision.
immediately assist in obtaining immunizations or record of immunizations or other
medical records for those students who do not have them, and assure that students are enrolled
in school while the records are being obtained.
ensure that homeless children and youths are identified by school personnel and
through coordination activities with other entities and agencies.
ensure that homeless children and youths enroll in, and have a full and equal op-
portunity, to success in schools of that local educational agency.
ensure that homeless families, children, and youths receive educational services for
which such families, children, and youths are eligible, including Head Start and Even Start
Programs and preschool programs administered by the local educational agency, and referrals
to health services, and other appropriate services.
ensure that enrollment disputes are mediated as outlined in paragraph (3) (E) of
the McKinney-Vento Act.
ensure that all barriers are removed in the process of a student’s educational ex-
Approved by Harrison County Board of Education
Effective Date: June 3, 2003 Revised: June 16, 2009, September 1, 2009, June 1, 2010, May 3,