Homeless Children and Youth
The Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) program, authorized under the Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Act, was reauthorized in Dec. 2015 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Education for Homeless Children and Youth
Giles County Schools wants to ensure we meet the needs of all of our students. If you believe your children may be eligible to receive benefits under the McKinney-Vento Act, contact Penny Monks to find out what services and supports may be available. Penny Monks may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone at 931-363-4558 ext. 2122.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974 states, "No toherwise qualified individual wtih handicaps in the United States . . . shall, solely by reason of his or her handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." 29 USC § 794