The McKinney-Vento Homeless Act is a federal law that provides rights and protections to homeless children and youth.
Under the McKinney-Vento Act, students in any of the following situations may qualify for homeless assistance: students who are living “doubled up” with family or friends due to economic hardship; students who are living in inadequate housing that lacks proper utilities or electricity, windows or walls, or has an insect or rodent infestation; students who are living in homeless shelters; students who are living in parks or cars; students who are completely unsheltered; and students who are not living with their parent or legal guardian, involuntarily, due to economic hardship or family conflict.
Children and youth experiencing homelessness have the right to:
Adams County School District 14 (Adams 14) has a mission to provide an inclusive environment for all students, regardless of any barriers the student may face. We work to shape a more equitable future for all students, regardless of their living situation by providing essential educational support.
Title IX Educational Liaison