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Education for the Homeless (Title IX)

Homeless Services Qualifications

The term homeless children and youth means individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence and includes:

  1. Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals.
  2. Children and youth who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
  3. Children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations or similar settings.
  4. Migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (1) through (3).

SOURCE: TITLE IX Part A Education for the Homeless Fact Sheet
Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services (ECSETS), KSDE

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Required training annually 
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For more information, contact:

Tate Toedman
Assistant Director
Special Education and Title Services
(785) 296-6714


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