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  • Expelled and At-Risk Student Services (EARRS) (PDF)
    The EARSS program is authorized by Colorado Revised Statute 22-33-205 to fund competitive grant proposals for which the purposes are to provide education services and support services to expelled students, students at risk of being expelled, or students at risk of being declared, or already are, habitually truant.
  • McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children & Youth Program (PDF)
    This fact sheet provides an overview of students experiencing homelessness in Colorado and outlines who qualifies for the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children & Youth Program which removes educational barriers from children and youth experiencing homelessness face. 
  • Colorado Single Point of Contact Model for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth (PDF)
    This fact sheet outlines the Single Point of Contact Model where colleges and universities across Colorado appointed higher education homeless liaisons, also known as “Single Points of Contact”, to help unaccompanied homeless youth successfully matriculate into higher education and address academic advancement barriers.
  • Foster Care Education (PDF)
    Dedicated to helping students in foster care excel academically, complete courses and advance to the next grade and continue on a path to post-secondary success.
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs (PDF)
    The 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools.
  • Adult Education Grant Programs (PDF)
    The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act and the Adult Education and Literacy grant programs provide grants to fund local programs of adult basic and secondary education and English language acquisition. 
  • Student Attendance
    September is Attendance Awareness Month. This fact sheet outlines the importance of school attendance at all levels, Colorado attendance data and strategies and best practices to help ensure students attend school regularly. 

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