Enrolling Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in School

McKinney-Vento Law into Practice Brief Series
Enrolling Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness in School

Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized by Title X, Part C, of the No Child Left Behind Act, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. This brief explains the key provisions in the Act concerning school enrollment and offers strategies for implementing the Act in a school district. Additional briefs on various topics in the law may be found at http://www.serve.org/nche/briefs.php.