McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
Providing transportation for students experiencing homelessness eliminates the most often cited barrier to their school enrollment and regular attendance (ED, 2004, H). By establishing transportation plans and collaborative agreements prior to the need for transportation, Local Education Agencies (LEA) ensure that transportation for homeless students is provided in a prompt and effective manner. Read more at https://nche.ed.gov/
CTS understands students displaced from their homes and unaccompanied homeless youth move frequently and transportation plans must be adjusted accordingly, collaboration is key to creating an efficient system of providing transportation for homeless students. CTS Specialized Transportation Services Department works with Local Educational Agencies (LEA), Local Homeless Education Liaisons (LEA), and Parents to counteract the educational disruption caused by mobility.