• Homeless, Migrant, Immigrant, Language Minority, and Foster Care Student Attendance Policy



    It is the policy of the Mountain Brook Board of Education to provide all students, including language minority students, migrant students, immigrant students, homeless students, and students in foster care with meaningful and appropriate educational programs allowing all students the same benefits and rights of participation regardless of race, color, disability, sex, religion, national origin, or age. The enrollment of homeless, migrant, immigrant, limited English proficient children and youth, and students in foster care shall not be denied or delayed due to any of the following barriers: 
      • Lack of social security number
      • Lack of driver's license
      • Lack of birth certificate
      • Lack of school records or transcripts
      • Lack of immunization or health records
      • Lack of proof of residency
      • Lack of transportation
      • Guardianship or custody requirements
    Source: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title III, Part C, Sec. 3102 
    Plyler vs. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982) 
    Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 
    Source: ALSDE Memo, Enrollment Procedures, June 26, 2014
    Source: ESSA Act of 2016, ESEA section 1111(g)(1)(i)-(iii)
    Adopted: December 15, 2003
    Revised: November 10, 2014
    Revised: February 13, 2017