McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
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The document provides answers to frequently asked questions on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and the education rights of children and youth in homeless situations. The answers are general responses based on federal statutes, regulations, and guidance; relevant case law; and best practices from across the country.
It cannot be emphasized enough that these are general responses, and that answers could change based on the facts of a particular case. This document is meant to provide basic information and tools to assist parents, youth, educators and advocates in understanding the McKinney-Vento Act.
There is a convenient index at the end of the document that references the pages for certain topics.