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McKinney-Vento Act

The McKinney-Vento Act provides rights and services to children and youth experiencing homelessness, which includes those who are: sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing (DOUBLED UP), economic hardship, or a similar reason; staying in motels, trailer parks, or camp grounds due to the lack of an adequate alternative; staying in shelters or transitional housing; or sleeping in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, or similar settings, and unaccompanied youth (living with someone who is not their legal guardian due to unsafe living conditions with their biological parent/guardian).  

The main purpose of the McKinney Vento Act is to keep students in their school of origin during their time of transition.  We want to keep one thing in their life stable and remove the stress of moving schools as a result of their living situation.