5174.00 | Comparable Services

Each homeless student in the District shall be provided services comparable to those services provided to other students in the school attended by the homeless student, including the following:

  1. Transportation shall be provided to homeless students comparable to those offered to other students at the school of attendance.  If a homeless student moves to a shelter that is in another attendance zone within the District, the District may arrange transportation that enables the student to continue to attend the same school whenever feasible;
  2. Educational services for which the student meets eligibility criteria, such as services provided under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, or similar State or District sponsored programs, educational programs for children with disabilities, and educational programs for English Learners;
  3. Programs in career and technical education;
  4. Programs for gifted and talented students; and
  5. School nutrition programs.