McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act

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Ask NCFY: How Can I Help Homeless College Students Find Housing During Academic Breaks?
In this new installment of our advice column, we answer a question recently submitted to us via Facebook.

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Read an Updated Brief on the Educational Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness
See how the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 strengthens provisions for homeless children and youth.

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Q&A: Making McKinney-Vento More Accessible to Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
Read about what youth workers can do to make sure unaccompanied homeless youth know about and are able to get McKinney-Vento services.

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Can Middle Schools Help Prevent Homelessness Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Students?
Researchers study the intersection of homelessness and sexual orientation among middle-school students.

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Colleges Support Homeless Students by Designating One Point of Contact
Learn about the new model some states are adapting to support unaccompanied youth as they enter and advance through college.

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Education of Homeless Youth Discussed at Film Screening in Washington, DC
Family & Youth Services Bureau Associate Commissioner William H. Bentley moderated the panel.

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Working With Schools to House and Serve Homeless Students
It's not easy, but schools and youth programs can work together to house homeless students, an updated report from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth shows.

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New Flexibility for Schools to Pay for Transporting Homeless Students
The Consolidated Funding Act approved by Congress last month included a policy change that will enable school districts to use federal funding for disadvantaged students to pay for homeless students’ transportation to their “school of origin.”

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Ask NCFY: Can I Finish High School if I’m Homeless?
NCFY answers a question received through our Live Chat about homeless students' options for staying in school.

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Working With Schools to House and Serve Homeless Students
It's not easy, but schools and youth programs can work together to house homeless students, an updated report from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth shows.

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