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An overview of federal policy on homeless infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

Resource Type: Fact Sheets & Briefs
Author(s): National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (U.S.);
Date Issued: February, 2015
Publisher(s): National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (U.S.)
Description: This fact sheet contains a chart of federal policies related to homeless infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, specifically within Head Start/Early Head Start policy, the Child Care and Development Block Grant, The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and the McKinney-Vento Acts. It also provides a list of common obstacles to the participation of homeless children in early childhood programs.
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Source: Minneapolis, MN: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Retrieved April 2, 2015, from http://www.naehcy.org/sites/default/files/dl/ECE-Chart_2015.docx
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Characteristics > Socioeconomic Status

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Country: United States
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