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Then, you have certain rights or protections under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.

You have the right to:
  • Go to school and be given the same public education provided to other children.
  • Continue in the school they attended before you became homeless.
  • Receive transportation to the school they attended before your family became homeless.
  • Attend a school and participate in school programs with children who are not homeless.
  • Enroll in school without giving a permanent address.
  • Receive transportation to school and school programs.
  • Enroll and attend classes in the school of your choice.
  • Enroll or attend classes while the school arranges for the transfer of school and immunization records or any other documents required for enrollment.
  • Receive the same special programs and services, if needed, as provided to all other children served in these programs.
When you move, you should do the following:
  • Contact the school district’s local liaison for homeless education for help enrolling your child in a new school.
  • Contact the school and provide any information you think will assist the teachers in helping your child adjust. 
  • Ask the local liaison for homeless education for assistance with clothing and supplies, if needed.

Then, your preschool-aged and school-aged children have certain rights or protections under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.

Your children have the right to:
  • Go to school and be given the same public education provided to other children.
  • Continue in the school they attended before you became homeless.
  • Receive transportation to the school they attended before your family became homeless.
  • Attend a school and participate in school programs with children who are not homeless.
  • Enroll in school without giving a permanent address.
  • Receive transportation to school and school programs.
  • Enroll and attend classes in the school of your choice.
  • Enroll or attend classes while the school arranges for the transfer of school and immunization records or any other documents required for enrollment.
  • Receive the same special programs and services, if needed, as provided to all other children served in these programs.
When you move, you should do the following:
  • Contact the school district’s local liaison for homeless education for help enrolling your child in a new school.
  • Contact the school and provide any information you think will assist the teachers in helping your child adjust. 
  • Ask the local liaison for homeless education for assistance with clothing and supplies, if needed.