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Access to Education for Homeless Students and Students Living in Temporary Housing



This brochure explains the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which  is a federal law that requires school districts to provide an education to homeless students. This law protects students rights to enroll in school or continue attending school despite lacking necessary documents, and to transfer and be transported to a school that is convenient to them. Public school has a  liaison who assists homeless students and their families. This brochure also explains  how families can seek  legal help if a  child's school is not fulfilling  these obligations.

More information is available in this brochure published by Legal Aid: Access to Education for Homeless Students Living in Temporary Housing

This information is also available in Spanish: Acceso a la Educación por Alumnos Sin Casa y Alumnos que Están Viviendo en Viviendas Temporales

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