The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Going to School Homeless Tutorial

Date: 
10/01/2010
Author: 
MA DESE

Tutorial from the Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth about homeless children and their rights to attend school.  The tutorial covers:

  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act
  • Who is homeless – the definition of homelessness
  • How many students are homeless?
  • The impact of homelessness on learning
  • The educational rights of homeless children and youth
  • The role of the Homeless Education Liaison
  • Technical assistance/support regarding homeless children and youth

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