Educational Rights for Students Experiencing Homelessness

  • Your child or children may have the right to:

    Immediate enrollment in the school they last attended (school of origin) or thelocal school where you are currently staying, even if you do not have all thedocuments normally required at the time of enrollment.

    Continue to attend their school of origin, if requested by you and it is in the bestinterest.

    Receive transportation to and from their school of origin, the same specialprograms and services, if needed, as provided to all other children, including freemeals and Title I.

    Receive the full protections and services provided under all federal and statelaws, as it relates to homeless children, youth, and their families.