News and Updates

 

By Supporting HEASHFY, You are Telling Me that You See Me, and that You Support My Education.

“I want to stress the importance of the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act (HEASHFY). I, myself was an unaccompanied homeless youth throughout high school and college and I know first-hand how homelessness can affect access to higher education. I have created a list of reasons why HEASHFY is important to me and why it will be instrumental in the lives of students experiencing homelessness.”

read more

Doing What We Can—As Schools and Individuals

By Marta Martinez, McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Liaison, Northside ISD, Texas. "As the enrollment of students identified as being impacted by Hurricane Harvey increased, so did my concerns about how their needs would be met as they enrolled at campuses throughout our large district."

read more

Immigrant Students: How Schools Can Help

Federal rules on immigrant youth and families are changing rapidly, from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This three-page brief provides basic information about eligibility for education services, and practical suggestions for schools.

read more

Pin It on Pinterest