National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness: An Introduction to the Issues

Published: October, 2018
Type: 
Brief
Number of Pages: 
6
Organization: 
National Center for Homeless Education
Series: 
McKinney-Vento Law Into Practice Brief Series
Abstract: 

This brief from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) describes challenges faced by families, children, and youth who experience homelessness. It provides an overview of the educational rights and supports available to students who are homeless as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homelessness Assistance Act.

 

Availability: 
Available for free download on the NCHE website at: https://nche.ed.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/introduction.pdf