Academic Support of Homeless Children and Youth: An Overview
This NCHE webpage provides an overview of how administrators and teachers can support the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It discusses educational barriers faced by homeless students and lists needs of homeless students according to age group.
About the Source
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) operates the Department’s technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. In this role, NCHE works with schools, service providers, parents, and other interested stakeholders to ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness can enroll and succeed in school.