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MISSION: To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.

Homeless Education

Homeless Education

Every Child Deserves School Stability

Children and youth experiencing homelessness have the right to a free and appropriate public education.  The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requires educational access, attendance, and success for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness.
 
The Bethel Park School District provides:
  • Immediate enrollment of students experiencing homelessness
  • School placement in school of origin or in area of current residency
  • Assurance of educational rights for children and  youth, parents and guardians
  • Access for unaccompanied youth
  • A dispute resolution process
  • Assurance for comparable services
  • Liaison collaboration with community agencies and supports
  • Support for parental involvement
  • Suppor for student achievement
  • Transportation
Additionally, the District provides
  • Enrollment of students in free breakfast and lunch programs
  • Access to appropriate instructional supports and resources such as Title I, including set asides, gifted education and special education programs
  • Academic and social emotional learning supports
  • Bridge to community supports and services
Please click on the link to the right to download a brochure outlining the District's Homeless Education Program.
 
For questions or more information, please contact:
David Muench, Bethel Park School District Homeless Education Liaison
Bethel Park School District Student Support Services
301 Church Road
Bethel Park, PA 15102
412-854-8410