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McKinney-Vento Act

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. McKinney-Vento provides federal funding to states for the purpose of supporting district programs that serve homeless students.
 
Thames Elementary Contacts:
 
Kenya Jefferson, School Counselor
 
(601) 582-6655
 
Local Area Contact:
 
Carrie Hornsby
 
Hattiesburg Public Schools
 
(601) 582-5078
 
State Coordinator
 
Barbara Green
 
MS State Department of Education
 
601-359-3499
 
If you need further assistance, call the National Center for Homeless Education at the 
 
Toll-free Helpline number:   1-800-308-2145