Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

Title IX, Part A - Education for Homeless Children and Youth

American Rescue Plan Act Homeless Children and Youth Program (ARP-HCY)

Published: 1/10/2022 2:09 PM

​On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) into law. In recognition of the extraordinary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on students experiencing homelessness, the ARP included an unprecedented $800 million to support the specific needs of homeless children and youth via the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief – Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) Fund. ​​

​​The documents in the "KDE Informational Packet for ARP-HCY Funds" provide facts and recommendations to assist districts during the planning, application for funds, and program implementation processesespecially districts that may not have received McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program funds in the past. 

KDE Informational Pa​cket for ARP-HCY Funds



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Melissa Ferrell

Office of Continuous Improvement and Support

Division of School and Program Improvement

300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor   

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-3791          

Fax (502) 564-8149

Melissa.Ferrell@education.ky.gov



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