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Rights and Services

McKinney-Vento Rights and Services

Students eligible for McKinney-Vento services have the right to:

  • Receive a free, appropriate public education.
  • Enroll in school immediately, even if lacking documents normally required for enrollment.
  • Enroll in school and attend classes while school gathers needed documents.
  • Enroll in the local school; or continue attending their school of origin if that is preferred.
  • Receive transportation to and from school of origin, if requested.
  • Receive educational services comparable to those provided to other students, according to student’s needs.

Additional resources:

Ensuring Full Participation in Extracurricular Activities for Students Experiencing Homelessness