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Stimulus Money Helps Homeless Kids Stay In School

Homeless Kids Stimulus

First Posted: 10/07/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:20 PM ET


About $70 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus bill, is to bolster a federal program aimed at helping homeless children. The money will assist cash-strapped school districts in complying with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, a federal mandate to help remove some of the obstacles that prevent homeless students from attending school.

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