Checklist for Identifying Students Experiencing Homelessness
This quick-reference checklist from the Texas Homeless Education Office
(THEO) shares basic strategies for schools and school districts to identify children and youth experiencing homelessness. It briefly explains the legal requirements for identification and how identifying homeless students can help school districts be more competitive for federal funds. The checklist is designed for ease of use and includes links to sample resources.
Download the Checklist for Identifying Students Experiencing Homelessnness
Iowa Identification and Needs Assessment Form
This form may be used by schools to record pertinent information regarding children and youth identified as living in homeless situations. The form is useful in obtaining a cumulative count of the number of students identified, determining individual needs, maintaining student-level data, and generating summary reports of demographic data, characteristics, and needs of homeless children and youth.
Download the Iowa Identification and Needs Assessment Form
Procedures for Identifying Homeless Students and Families