In school year 2019-20, there were nearly 3,600 students identifed in unstable housing across the state. See below for student rights, and where to go for direct support from a liaison.
Rights under the McKinney-Vento Act
Click here for more information on rights under the McKinney-Vento Act.
Transportation to school
Students who qualify for assistance under the McKinney-Vento Act may be eligible for free bus transportation to and from school. Please work with the homeless concerns designee and liaison at your school to determine eligibility, and to secure a bus pass if applicable.
Resources for parents and families under McKinney-Vento can be viewed in English
The questionnaire to determine eligibility under the McKinney-Vento Act is available
For additional questions or concerns, please contact the Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) program at 808-305-9869.