Informational Articles

The following four articles are available for download as a PDF. 

School Selection Check List is a five page brief developed by the National Center for Homeless Education regarding school selection for homeless students.  This brief includes a helpful checklist of factors to consider when determining school of origin or local attendance area school. 

Title 1 and Homelessness explains how the McKinney-Vento Act intersects with Title I, Part A, of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and offers strategies for effective collaboration.

The Most Frequently Asked Questions on the Education Rights of Children and Youth in Homeless Situations provides general responses based on the law. This 67 page document is meant to provide basic information and tools to assist parents, youth, educators and advocates in understanding the McKinney-Vento Act.