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Title IX, Part A:
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education

McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Act was reauthorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorized). Changes to the law may be found in Title IX Part A of ESSA or Section 724(c) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act 42 U.S.C. 11431 et seq.) Changes to the law took effect on October 1, 2016.

For more information is available with the US Department of Education technical assistance center.

South Dakota Data
Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in South Dakota
School Year 2016-2017 2,245
School Year 2017-2018 2,439
School Year 2018-2019 1,907
School Year 2019-2020 2,015
School Year 2021-2022 1,558

More data can be found on the National Center for Homeless Education website.

The National Center for Homeless Education provides information on the website for the number of homeless children/youth enrolled in public schools across the nation.
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Contact Emily Quick, Department of Education, (605) 295-1090.