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