JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) –
Candice White spent weeks trying to get her children re-enrolled in the schools they went to before they became homeless, which is allowed because of a federal law called the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistant Act.
White made call after call, even missing work trying to register her kids for school.
But after Three On Your Side contacted JPS, the district became much more responsive.
“The process went pretty quick, we got everybody enrolled in school,” said White. “Everybody was super helpful down at Pupil Placement. And even at the school, so far, everyone was working together to get them done.” 
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