Homeless and/or Unaccompanied Youth
EDUCATION FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH (EHCY) PROGRAM
A student who: Lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, i.e., doubled up, hotel, camper, living in car, shelter, or lacks adequate housing are provided a free, appropriate public education.
Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act is designed to address the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school
• Right to immediate enrollment even when records not present
• Right to remain in the school of origin, if in the student’s best interest
If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call or email our McKinney-Vento Liaison:
Chad Harris at 208-557-4003 or email: [email protected]