Department to Host Meeting on Grant Funding for Homeless Children and Youth Programs

April 02, 2002

The West Virginia Department of Educationís Office of Student Services and Assessment will host a meeting for those interested in applying for a grant through the Homeless Children and Youth Program. The meeting will be held from 12:00-3:30 p.m., Monday, April 22, at the Ramada Inn in South Charleston.  

Eligible grant applicants include schools, counties or shelters. The meeting agenda includes discussion regarding recent changes to the McKinney-Vento Act for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Criteria for submitting a grant application for funding will also be reviewed.  

Those interested in attending should contact Sandy Loftus at 304-558-2546. For more detailed information about the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Grant, contact Lisa Burton-Sites at that same number.

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