Homeless Rights

McKinney-Vento Homeless Youth & Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

Homeless Youth: Individuals who lack fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: A youth who lacks fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime resident, and resides with someone who is not a parent or court-appointed legal guardian.

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School of Origin through duration of homelessness including feeder schools

  • Immediate Enrollment without records
  • Equal access to education and other services, including preschool, extracurricular activities, and other programs eligible for, to meet the same challenging State academic standards to which all students are held
  • School District Educational Liaison
  • Dispute Process & Resolution
  • Access to School Records and Privacy under Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Transportation provided by the district to school of origin, if needed

Call Foster & Homeless Youth Education Services if you have any questions