• The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act guarantees free and public education and provides services to children and youth experiencing homelessness, which includes those who are:

    • sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing
    • 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

    Here is a helpful resource:  Pennsylvania Department of Education McKinney-Vento Act


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