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Title VII, Part B: Homeless Education

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Act

(Section 725) defines "homeless children and youth" (school age and younger) as:

  1. Children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, including children and youth who are:
  2. Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason;
  3. Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, cars, public places, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, camping grounds or similar settings due to the lack of alternative accommodations;
  4. Living in emergency or transitional shelters; abandoned in hospitals; or awaiting foster placement.
  5. Migratory children who qualify as homeless because they are living in circumstances described above.
  6. Unaccompanied youth, including any youth not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian, such as runaways; throwaways, and school-age unwed mothers,living in homes for unwed mothers, who have no other housing available.

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Max Lang
Utah State Office of Education (USOE)
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200
Phone: (801) 538-7725 | max[dot]lang[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(E-mail)