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General Websites on Homelessness and the McKinney-Vento Act

  • National Alliance to End Homelessness (External Link)
    The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to mobilize the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of society in an alliance to end homelessness.
  • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) (External Link)
    The NAEHCY website is the only professional association that is specifically dedicated to homeless education. Many valuable resources can be found here.
  • National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE (External Link)
    This website provides information and links to help educators, service providers, and families ensure that homeless children and youth have access to educational opportunities and success in the classroom.
  • National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) (External Link)
    The NCH website has a great deal of statistics as well as a list of myths and facts about homelessness. These are great resources that could be used for discussion in the classroom.
  • National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (External Link)
    The Law Center monitors and enforces compliance with the McKinney-Vento Act. This is a federal law that provides a wide array of educational rights to children and youth in homeless situations.
  • National Runaway Switchboard (External Link)
    The mission of the National Runaway Switchboard is to facilitate relationships that ensure that youth and families have access to resources in their communities.
  • US Department of Education – Education of Homeless Children and Youth (External Link)
    This is the US Department of Education’s website. It focuses on the McKinney-Vento Act and the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvements Act of 2001 is available here.

Involvement Resources and Awareness Ideas Available Online

  • Kids Care Club (External Link)
    Many people go hungry every year. This site encourages young people all over the nation to feed the hungry because “Kids CAN Do It!”

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