Manistee ISD McKinney-Vento Homeless Services

McKinney-Vento Homeless Services

Children in Kindergarten – 12th grade and children in state or federal funded preschool programs have the right to:

  • receive a free, appropriate public education
  • enroll in school immediately, even if lacking documents that are normally required
  • enroll in the local school or continue at their school of origin (determined by the best interest of the student)
  • receive transportation to and from the school of origin if needed  
  • eligibility for federal breakfast and lunch programs
  • receive educational services comparable to other children, according to their needs

McKinney-Vento Homeless Liason:

Deb Kortman

Special Education Administrative Assistant

(231) 723-6205

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