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

Legislative Updates

Friday, July 21, 2017

NAEHCY 2017 Conference

NAEHCY 2017 Annual Awards Nominations Due September 15

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Earlier this week, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the next Secretary of Education. Many homeless education professionals and advocates are concerned about how the Secretary’s track record supporting privatization of public education may impact access to equitable education for children and youth experiencing homelessness. NAEHCY will continue to stand as a strong advocate for the education of homeless children and youth, and we look forward to working with Secretary DeVos and her team to ensure homeless children and youth can meet their full potential.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Student graduation from high school with a regular high school diploma is an important indicator of school success and one of the most significant indicators of student college and career readiness.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

In an effort to increase transparency and inform students, educators, parents, and others invested in the success of our students and schools, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the ESSA, maintains requirements for SEAs and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) t

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Consolidated State Plan guidance is intended to support each State Educational Agency (SEA) in developing

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Consolidated State Plan guidance, State and Local Report Cards guidance, and High School Graduation Rate guidance provide additional clarity on the role of States, districts, and schools under the ESSA to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education and that they graduate high sc

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On November 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education issued the very important final rules on ESSA. Please click the link below to read more.

ESSA Rules

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Within the next two months, new federal rules for preschool, Head Start, and child care will go into effect. These rules include many new policies designed to remove barriers and better support young children experiencing homelessness. This convergence and alignment of federal policies represent a critical opportunity for state and local action to better serve our youngest children experiencing homelessness. Learn about these changes, and the new tools we’ve developed to help you make the most of them.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Today – Saturday, October 1, 2016 – all but one of the amendments to subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Act made by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) go into effect. We did not want to let this day slip by without a short note to mark the momentous occasion.

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced final regulations to implement the Child Care and Development Fund program (CCDF). The new regulations contain several unprecedented provisions to facilitate access to child care for families experiencing homelessness. Read more about the new rules.


NAEHCY 2018 Conference
Anaheim, CA
October 27-30, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015
Homeless Students in ESEA Reauthorization
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