This memo explains that the Information Document issued by the U.S. Department of Education on June 16, 2019 does not change uses of Title I, Part A funds for students experiencing homelessness.read more
Summer vacation can be an exciting break, with promises of trips to the beach and hanging out with friends. But for children and youth experiencing homelessness, the unstructured summer months can represent a source of anxiety and the absence of regular access to meals. Here are three ways to connect children, youth, and families with food during the summer months.read more
This piece by Homeless Education Liaison Sue Lenahan is the first in a series of blog posts that, in five questions, captures some of the most pressing challenges, inspiring triumphs, and innovative strategies experienced and implemented by practitioners supporting students experiencing homelessness around the country.read more
Infants are at greater risk of living in homeless shelters than any other age group in the United States. Early childhood programs prevent the harmful life-long effects of homelessness on education, health and well-being.
In the 2016-17 school year, public schools identified more than 1.3 million homeless students. Schools provide basic needs, caring adults, stability, normalcy, and the skills to avoid homelessness as adults.
The majority of well-paying jobs created today require education beyond high school. Post-secondary attainment is increasingly necessary to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness, and live a healthy, productive life.
Unaccompanied homeless youth are young people experiencing homelessness who are not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian. 4.2 million youth and young adults experience homelessness each year.