Title I Administration

 

Title I and McKinney-Vento

Title I and McKinney-Vento Programs Collaboration/Coordination

Program Description

Title I Administration collaborates with Project UP-START, The Homeless Education Program of M-DCPS, which is located in the Division of Student Services, and provides supplemental funding to support the enrollment/placement of homeless students in schools across the District, assistance with transportation requests, disbursements of items such as backpacks, school supplies, and uniforms, and overall ensuring a positive academic experience while students undergo homeless situations. This supports the placement/enrollment of homeless students in all M-DCPS schools while ensuring that the students receive respective Title I, Part A services. 

Further, the coordination of additional Title I, Part A services via tutoring and counseling at the two largest homeless shelters, three school social workers, and one full time Community Liaison Specialist at Project UP-START are funded with the Project UP-START, The Homeless Education Program of M-DCPS Title I Administration, Part A Homeless Set-Aside. This Set-Aside is allocated to Project UP-START to cover the costs for hourly tutors and hourly counselors at the shelters; one full time Community Liaison Specialist in the District’s Homeless Assistance Program; three outreach staff persons; hourly Community Liaison Specialists; materials and supplies; field trips; printing and duplication; computer equipment; and in-county travel for staff.

 

 

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