Homeless Students

A cartoon image of a legal bill.The McKinney-Vento Act guarantees all children and youth the right to an equal education, regardless of their living situation. Protection under the McKinney-Vento Act extends to those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Those covered by the law have the right to expedited enrollment in the appropriate school, receive free/reduced lunch, attend their school of origin including the necessary transportation and receive support from their district’s McKinney-Vento Liaison.

For more information on the McKinney-Vento Act, click here.

Para obtener más información sobre el Acto McKinney-Vento, haga clic aquí.

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Cheryl Harmon, Family Resource Center Director
503-749-8040 x4950