Homeless Education Disaster Assistance

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Program Office: Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs

CFDA: 84.383A

Program Type: Formula grant

Program Description

The Homeless Education Disaster Assistance program is a new, one-year program under which the U.S. Department of Education (ED) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) whose enrollment of homeless students has increased as a result of a natural disaster that occurred in calendar year 2008 (2008). The program supports activities that address the educational and related needs of homeless students consistent with the requirements of section 723(d) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (McKinney-Vento Act).

Last Modified: 01/15/2009