Making Your School District’s Website a McKinney-Vento Tool

The McKinney-Vento Act as amended by ESSA requires school district liaisons to ensure that public notice of educational rights is disseminated in “locations frequented by parents, guardians, and unaccompanied youth,” in a “manner and form understandable to them.” Today, many families and youth get information from the internet. This makes it important for school district websites to contain information about the McKinney-Vento Act. Is your school district’s website a McKinney-Vento tool? We’ve created a simple guide to help.

1. Assessment:

Are your websites McKinney-Vento tools?

2. Improvement:

What information needs to be on the websites to make them McKinney-Vento tools?

3. Get Practical:

Legal Reference: Local educational agencies must: