The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and Chancellor’s Regulation A-780 ensure that students residing in temporary living situations have access to the same public education and services that are available to permanently housed students.
The Students in Temporary Housing (STH) unit within the Office of Safety and Youth Development (OSYD) is available to answer questions on the rights of students residing in temporary housing situations. In addition, STH Content Experts are available in each borough to provide technical assistance and to work directly with schools.
DOE and school officials may also visit the Principals' Portal for additional resources to support STH students.
The McKinney-Vento Guide for Parents &Youth is available in ten languages below:
The Housing Questionnaires are available in ten languages below:
The Flowchart is available in ten languages below:
The STH Roles are avialable in ten languages below: