Homeless Education Resource Network


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HERN Resources

HERN Resource Guide lists resources and services in the City of Boston for families that are homeless.

HERN Poster describes who can be considered homeless and where those students can get help. To request one for your school or shelter please contact us.


Other Useful Information

School Selection Check List includes a helpful checklist of things to consider when determining whether a child should attend the school of origin or local attendance area school.

Homelessness in the City of Boston is Bostonís annual census report published in December 15, 2008.

Education of Homeless Children and Youth - NCH Fact Sheet #10 talks about the barriers to public education faced by homeless children and youth and the progress states have made in taking away those barriers.

McKinney-Vento Act - NCH Fact Sheet #18 provides a brief history of the McKinney-Vento Act and how it has changed.

The 100 Most Frequently Asked Questions on the Education Rights of Children and Youth in Homeless Situations gives basic information and tools to assist parents, youth, educators and advocates in understanding the McKinney-Vento Act.

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