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Title IX-A McKinney-Vento Act - Homeless Education

The McKinney-Vento Act-Education of Homeless Children and Youth Program, ensures that houseless children and youth are provided a free, appropriate public education, despite lack of a fixed place of residence or a supervising parent or guardian. The state public school admission statute assure the right of houseless children and youth in similar circumstances to enroll in school.

The Medford School District contracts services with the Maslow Project.

For more details, please visit or call Maslow Project directly at 541-608-6868 

If you live in any of the following situations:
  • In a shelter
  • In a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation
  • In a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train station
  • Sharing housing or doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship
You may qualify for certain rights and protection under the federal McKinney-Vento Act
 Eligible students have the right to:
  • Receive a free, appropriate public education.
  • Enroll in school immediately, even if lacking documents normally required for enrollment.
  • Enroll in the local school; or continue attending their school of origin, if that is their preference and is feasible.
  • Receive transportation to and from the school of origin, if requested.
  • Receive educational services comparable to those provided to other students, according to the students' needs

Additional Resources
Educational Right Poster for Youth English/Spanish
Educational Right Poster for Parent English /Spanish
Medford School Board Policy
Homeless Student Policy English/Spanish
Homeless Student Administrative Rule English/Spanish

District Contacts

Andrea Partsafas, D.Ed
Executive Director

Jason Davies
McKinney-Vento & Foster Care Student Support & Transportation Liaison

Barbara Redding
Grant Analyst II

Mailing Address
900 Kenyon Street  
Medford, OR 97501  

Location Address
815 S. Oakdale Ave. 
Medford, OR 97501  

Maslow Project

Maslow Project

Location Address
500 Monroe Street
Medford, OR 97501

Mailing Address
PO Box 999
Medford, OR 97501