What Rights & Services do Homeless Students Receive?

 
- Go to school, no matter where they live or how long they have lived there.
      - Right to attend the school origin or the local school.
      - Be enrolled in school immediately, even if lacking paperwork normally required.

- Receive transportation to and from their school of origin.

- Receive preschool services, free school meals, services for English language  
  learners, special education, Title I services, vocational/technical education, gifted
  and talented services, and before and after-school care, as needed.

- Go to school with children who are homeless.  Students can not be separated from
   the regular school program because they are homeless.

- Get information and referrals from local liaisons, including information about all
  available educational programs; information for parents on how they can support
  their children's education; and referrals to health, mental health dental, and other
  services.

- Have the opportunity to meet the same high academic achievement standards as
  all students.