Best Practices in Homeless Education: School Selection for Students in Out-of-Home Care

Best Practices in Homeless Education: School Selection for Students in Out-of-Home Care
January 2009

This brief provides a framework for local homeless education liaisons, educators, child welfare caseworkers, and other child welfare advocates for assessing best interest when selecting a school for students in out-of-home care. While the brief focuses on students “awaiting foster care placement” under the McKinney-Vento Act, it provides information relevant to school selection and school stability for all children and youth in out-of-home care.

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