06-14-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #55


Title
Application for Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant, 3rd Year

Discussion
The District application for the 3rd year of the Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant is being prepared for on-line submission. A complete copy will be available prior to June 30th. The District's allocation of Title X, Part C funds is $80,000 and will fund the following: Case management and homeless assistant responsibilities for homeless students and their families; clerical support; printing costs for awareness materials; professional development; funding for excess bus transportation costs to the school of origin for homeless students (3% limit); partial (summer) funding for the District Homeless Liaison; and accounting support. The primary expenditure is in the area of case management services, wherein lies the greatest need for these students and their families.

Recommendation
Approve the District application for the 3rd year of the Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant for FY12.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 6/14/2011
Consent after Information7/19/2011

Authority for Action
Board Policy 5111.01

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
11-1280,000Yes4229260412070variousvarious000

Contact

Betty A. Dunn, Assistant Superintendent, ext. 270
Anita Smith, Homeless Liaison & Dropout Prevention, ext. 456