Hot Topics in School Policy

Volume 30, No. 4

We know it can be hard to keep up with legal and regulatory changes at the state and federal level that may necessitate tweaks to your board-level policies. We have rounded up several of the most recent “hot topics” over the past few months that might require some modifications to your school unit’s policies and/or procedures.

Education of Homeless Students and Youth (JLG/JLG-R)
Modest changes at both the federal and state level might necessitate some tweaks to your policy for homeless education. As you will recall, the federal McKinney-Vento Act sets forth a number of requirements to make it as easy as possible for homeless families and other “unaccompanied youth” to enroll in school and access…To continue reading, visit

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