Five Facts Educators Need to Know About Student Homelessness — And Actions to Take

1. Homelessness is in Your School And School District, Even If You Can’t See It.

2. There is No Educational Equity Without Addressing Homelessness in Schools.

3. It Takes More than Housing to Solve Homelessness.

4. Under Federal Law, State and Local Education Systems Have a Legal Obligation to Provide Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Education and Supportive Services — and with Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, There Are Unprecedented Resources To Do So.

5. You Can Support The Unique Needs of Your Students Experiencing Homelessness Whether You Are An Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, High School, or Higher Education Educator.

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