Report 2019-104 Recommendation 21 Responses

Report 2019-104: Youth Experiencing Homelessness: California's Education System for K-12 Inadequately Identifies and Supports These Youth (Release Date: November 2019)

Recommendation #21 To: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

To comply with federal law and best practices, Norwalk-La Mirada should, before academic year 2020-21, publish information on its website about the educational rights and protections of youth experiencing homelessness.

60-Day Agency Response

In October 2019 to comply with best practices , NLM restructure their web page to make sure that McKinney-Vento program educational rights and assurances are accessible, easy to maneuver, in a language that they understand

information include

Program objective mission and goals

population serve Services offered

Program Brochures that include educational rights and protections

McKinney-Vento Program Eligibility rights and support

You Can enroll in school ( educational rights Poster) English Spanish and Korean

What you need to know to help your child in school(National Center for Homeless Education)

Your Child has the right to stay in school( National Center Homeless Education )

A Student Know your rights (ACLU)

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2019-104

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.