Were you aware that 2/3 of adults experiencing homelessness have not received a high school diploma or completed a GED?

Legislative Updates

Monday, July 18, 2016

On May 31, the US Department of Education (ED) published proposed regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, including proposed rules related to homelessness and foster care. Read about how these proposed rules would impact students experiencing homelessness and those in foster care, as well as why and how you can submit comments to inform and shape the final regulations.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn more about new legislation to ensure that homeless and foster youth benefit from college access programs, have access to financial aid without burdensome and prohibitive documentation, and receive the support they need to stay in school and graduate.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn more about the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2015 (HCYA), a bill that would make it easier for homeless families and unaccompanied homeless youth to receive HUD homeless assistance, no matter where they happen to be staying.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn about federal funding for homeless children and youth in the FY2017 budget, and what you can do to increase investments in vital education and housing programs.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Learn more about the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), a bill that makes critical updates to Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs to enable them to serve unaccompanied homeless youth better.
*Action alert included.*

NAEHCY 2016 Conference
Orlando, FL
October 29-November 1
The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015
Homeless Students in ESEA Reauthorization
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