• McKinney-Vento Dispute Resolution Process

     

    Level I: Appeal to the Homeless Laision or School Culture Supervisor

     

    If a parent or unaccompanied youth wishes to appeal the LEA's decision related to eligibility, enrollment, or school selection, the appeal is submitted to the LEA's homeless liaision or school culture supervisor. 

     

    Level II: Appeal to the Superintendent

    If the dispute is unresolved, the parent or unaccompanied youth may appeal the Level 1 decision to the superintendent or designee. 

     

    Level III: Appeal to the Board of Education

    If the dispute is unresolved, the parent or unaccompanied youth may appeal the Level II decision to the Board of Education.  

     

    Level IV:

    Appeal to the State Coordinator

    If the dispute continues to be unresolved, the parent or unaccompanied youth may appeal the Level II decision to the McKinney-Vento state coordinator at the Tennessee Department of Education. 

    Appeal to the State Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Federal Programs and Oversight

    If the parent, unaccompanied youth, or district wishes to appeal the Level III decision rendered by the McKinney-Vento state coordinator, an appeal may be submitted to the assistant commisionioner of the division of federal programs and oversight.