• Subtitle VII-B of The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act authorizes the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program and is the primary piece of federal legislation related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It was reauthorized in December 2015 by Title IX, Part A, of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    Click here for a video describing the benefits available to Alabama school children.

    Click here to access more information from the National McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

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