Rights of Homeless Students

  • Homeless students and their families need to know:
    • Homeless children have a right to attend school.
    • You do not need a permanent address to enroll your child in school.
    • Homeless children have the right to stay in their home school if the parent chooses.
    • Your child cannot be denied school enrollment just because school records or other enrollment documentation are not immediately available.
    • Your child has the right to transportation services to and from the school of origin
    • Your child has the right to participate in extracurricular activities and all federal, state, or local programs for which he/she is eligible.