This notice is provided in compliance with State and Federal regulations for conducting Child Find activities in order to identify students who may be in need of an evaluation to determine eligibility for special education services.
Parents/guardians of children ages 3-22, who reside in Monson and feel their child is in need of an evaluation for determination of eligibility for special education services, can contact the Office of the Pupil Personnel Services located at 43 Margaret Street, Monson, MA 01057.
MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized in December 2001, as part of the No Child Left Behind Act, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness, and requires school districts to follow the regulations under this Act. The Monson Public School District identifies at-risk students and ensures the provision of educational services. Any child experiencing homelessness in the community of Monson is entitled to access the same free and appropriate public education that is provided to other children and youth. The homeless liaison is the Director of Pupil Personnel Services, who can be reached through the Central Business Office at 413-267-4151 ext. 1446.