Students with Temporary Housing

(Homeless – According to the
Department of Public Instruction – DPI)

Who is considered homeless under the McKinney-Vento Act? 

The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children and youth as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence. The term includes children and youth who are:


Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reasons;

 

 

Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camp-grounds;

 

 

Living in emergency or transitional shelters;

 

 

Abandoned in hospitals;

 

 

Awaiting foster-care placement;

 

 

Living in a primary night-time residence not used as a regular sleeping accommodation;

 

 

Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and/or

 

Migratory children living in any of the circumstances described above.


 

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 
 
 Documents Pertaining to Homeless Students

What is a Homeless Student

Homeless Student Report

Homeless Student Education