Homeless Education

Paducah Public Schools Updates for March 16 - May 1 Closing
In keeping with Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky Schools stop in-person instruction, Paducah Public Schools Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days will be extended through Friday, May 1, 2020.
This closure is a proactive approach to limit exposure to COVID-19 within our community.
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If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page. 
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Paducah Public Schools are delivering takeout meals

Our school district is currently delivering takeout lunches Monday through Friday. Buses will be at all bus stops from 10:30 - 11:00 AM. All sites will serve breakfast and lunch. See the news summary below for a link to a list of Tornado Takeout stops.
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Parents, information over the coming days/weeks will be sent to you via email and text message to the contact information in Infinite Campus, so having correct email and phone numbers for you is crucial. 

If you are not receiving either text messages or e-mails from Paducah Public Schools, please access your Infinite Campus Parent Portal as soon as possible and update your contact information.  Click here to connect to the Campus Parent Portal. If you don’t have a Parent Portal account, send an e-mail requesting your login information to: [email protected]
If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Homeless Education

Paducah Public Schools Homeless Education

Heather Anderson
Transitional Students Services Coordinator 
Paducah Public Schools
800 Caldwell St.
Paducah, KY 42003
270-444-5600 ext.  
 

Definition of "Homeless"

 
The McKinney -Vento Act is the federal source of funding for transitional student services.
 
Subtitle B of Title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Title X, Part C, of the No Child Left Behind Act) defines "homeless" as follows:

The term "homeless children and youths" --

   (A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence (within the meaning of section 103(a)(1)); and

   (B) includes --

       (i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement;

       (ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings (within the meaning of section 103(a)(2)(C));

       (iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and

       (iv) migratory children (as such term is defined in section 1309 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965) who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

PADUCAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
800 Caldwell St. Paducah, KY 42003 | Phone: (270) 444-5600 | Fax: (270) 444-5607
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