06-15-2010 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #29


Title
Application for Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant, 2nd year

Discussion

The District application for the 2nd year of the Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant is being prepared for on-line submission by June 30th.  A complete copy will be available prior to that date. 

The District's allocation of Title X, Part C funds is $45,000.00 and will fund the following:

  • Case management and homeless assistant responsibilities for homeless students and their families
  • Printing costs for awareness materials
  • Funding for excess bus transportation costs to the school of origin for homeless students (3% limit)
  • Partial (summer) funding for the District Homeless Liaison
  • Clerical 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's application for the 2nd year of the Title X, Part C, Homeless Children & Youth Grant for FY11. 

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 6/15/2010

Authority for Action
General responsibilities and duties of the Board.

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
10-11$45,000.00yes4229260411070

Contact

Anita Smith, Homeless Liaison & Dropout Prevention, Student Services, ext. 456

Betty A. Dunn, Assistant Superintendent, Office of Student Services, ext. 270