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Connecting Schools and Displaced Students Handbook Series

This handbook series explains how the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act applies to students displaced by disaster and how the Act can assist these students and their families. Each handbook in the series targets information to either parents of displaced children, relief agencies, or educators.

Download After the Storm: Information for Parents on How Schools Can Help After Disasters (A Handbook for Parents)*
Download Disaster Relief Agencies and Schools: Working Together to Ensure School Enrollment and Success* (A Handbook for Local Liaisons and State Coordinators)*
Download From the School Office to the Classroom: Strategies for Enrolling and Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness (A Handbook for Local Liaisons, Enrollment Staff, and District Administrators)*
Download School as a Safety Net: Connecting Displaced Children With Educational and Support Services (A Handbook for Relief Agency Staff and Volunteers)*

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*These handbooks were originally created to print in booklet format. To make printing easier, they are available for download in handbook format.
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The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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