You may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act.
If you live in any of the following situations:
As an eligible student you have the right to:
– Homeless Students –
Homeless students are those who lack a fixed, regular, adequate nighttime residence. This includes students who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship or similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or campgrounds due to lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals. The definition includes migratory students who live in the aforementioned situations. Beginning Dec. 10, 2016, “those awaiting foster care placement” are not included in the definition.
– SACS’ District Liaison –
Jeanine Kleber, Director of Student Learning