Kane ROE Equal Chance Program (Federal, Title 42, ch. 119)
Homeless children and youth face numerous obstacles in obtaining an education. All children including homeless are entitled to a free public education. The goal of the Kane County Homeless Education Program is to assist the Kane County School Districts by:
The federal McKinney-Vento Act requires school districts to be pro-active in finding homeless children who are not attending school and identifying which children and youth are homeless.
The Kane County ROE Equal Chance Program assists Kane County School Districts by:
This program is administered by the Area One Lead Program and funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education through the McKinney –Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2001.
For 2014 National Homelessness & Hunger Awareness Week, the Kane County Regional Office of Education had a poster contest for student artists.
Congrats to Amy Whiting, a junior in Bernice Schopf’s Industrial Education class at Batavia High School, for sharing your talent with the community!