Families in Transition

  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvements Act

    Defines and protects the rights of homeless students to enroll in, attend, and succeed in public schools

    McKinney-Vento Education Definition of Homelessness

    •       Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason

    •       Living in motels, hotels, camping grounds due to lack of adequate alternative accommodations

    •       Living in emergency or transitional shelters

    •       Living in a public or private place not designed for humans to live

    •       Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus/train stations

    •       Migratory children living in above circumstances

    •       Children/youth awaiting foster care placement

    Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO)

    If you need more information, please contact the Student Services department at 972.291.1581.