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Homeless Education

This program is designed to support districts/charters as they strive to meet the unique needs of the homeless student. Technical assistance is provided through statute interpretation, identification, and service requirements as it relates to ESSA and McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

The following documents will assist you with identification and serving homeless students as well as support for unaccompanied youth:

Identification of Homeless Students

Confirming Eligibility of Homeless Students

Information regarding Unaccompanied Youth

 

The websites below are excellent resources:

Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth Support Center

TEA Support for At-Risk Schools and Students

TEA Support for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

 

For more information, contact paula.perkins@esc9.net or kara.fluty@esc9.net.