McKinney-Vento, Educating Children and Youth

  • Mission:
    To improve educational outcomes for McKinney-Vento youth through innovative educational support.

    Our vision is that every McKinney-Vento youth in Kings County receives the support and services for educational success.

    To improve academic achievement, help improve school attendance, and remove obstacles preventing timely and appropriate educational placement due to residential placement changes.

Homeless Legislation

  • Provides information and resources for homeless children and youths and their right to enroll, attend, participate fully, and succeed in school.

    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act) (42 U.S.C. § 11431-11435) is federal legislation that ensures the educational rights and protections of children and youths experiencing homelessness. It requires all local educational agencies (LEAs) to ensure that homeless students have access to the same free, appropriate public education, including public preschools, as provided to other children and youths. The McKinney-Vento Act defines LEAs as public school districts, direct-funded and locally funded charter schools, and county offices of education. The McKinney-Vento Act also authorizes the funding for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program.


    Definition of Homeless

    McKinney-Vento Act definition of homeless children and youths.


    Covid-19 Resources for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

    Click on link above for more information

Contact Us

  • Email:

    876 East D St.
    Lemoore, CA 93245


    Lisa Rodriguez
    Director of Student Services

    Lavena Najera
    Youth Services Liaison

    Arianna Madrigal-Ornelas
    Education Learning Advisor

    Roxanna Solorio
    Education Learning Advisor

    Andrea Chavez
    Education Learning Advisor



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