National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness: What Service Providers Need to Know

Published: November, 2018
Type: 
Brief
Number of Pages: 
5
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) provides information to service providers about the educational rights of children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Law. It outlines eligibility and implementation requirements according to the law. NCHE discusses how community agencies and school districts can more effectively coordinate services for homeless children and youth.

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