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SW 332 - Social Policy and Services: Hatch Act and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

A LibGude to help students find information on social welfare policies, programs and services.

Hatch Act

"The Hatch Act limits certain political activities of Federal employees both on and off duty.  Violations of the Hatch Act may result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal."

This definition comes from the U.S. National Archives which has more information regarding the "do's and don't's" of government employees.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

"The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Subtitle B—Education for Homeless Children and Youth), reauthorized in January 2002, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness."

This definition came from "McKinney-Vento 2001 - Law into Practice" webpage.