College and Career Counseling for Students Experiencing Homelessness: Promising Practices for Secondary School Counselors
The McKinney-Vento Act requires school counselors to support students experiencing homelessness in their college and career readiness. In order to equip school counselors to meet this requirement and to contribute to the overall success of students experiencing homelessness, this research summary provides an overview of the research, issues, and practices related to secondary school counselors’ roles in supporting students experiencing homelessness in their postsecondary planning.
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School Counselor Supports for College Preparation and Readiness for Students Experiencing Homelessness
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended, requires that schools counselors provide college preparation and readiness assistance to students experiencing homelessness. This NCHE brief explores the role of school counselors in providing college preparation and readiness supports to students experiencing homelessness, and recommends school partnership strategies to ensure that homeless students receive the individualized supports needed to transition successfully to postsecondary education.