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Dispute Resolution

Resources

California Department of Education: Homeless Education Dispute Resolution Process

This March 2020 California Department of Education communication outlines the state’s McKinney-Vento dispute resolution process, including new provisions from the Every Student Succeeds Act. The dispute resolution process involves steps aimed at ensuring that disputes are resolved promptly while safeguarding the rights of all parties.

National Center for Homeless Education: Dispute Resolution webpage

This National Center for Homeless Education webpage provides informational and practical resources on resolving disputes under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

Sample Materials

El Dorado County Office of Education: Explanation of Enrollment Decision and Enrollment Dispute Form
This sample form from the El Dorado County Office of Education’s (COE) homeless education program provides a written explanation of the COE’s enrollment decision and informs the parent, guardian, or unaccompanied youth of their right to appeal the COE’s decision.