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Higher Education Poster

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This 8½ x 11 color poster, based on the unaccompanied youth provisions of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, alerts unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness to contact the relevant authorities in order to receive a determination of independent student status on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The poster provides a place to add local contact information, and is appropriate for posting across high school and college campuses, in HUD-funded and RHYA-funded shelters, and in other community locations where youth experiencing homelessness on their own may gather.

Download the poster in English.
Download the poster in Spanish/español.


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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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