Legislation

Federal Information

    NCHE provides visitors with information about key pieces of federal legislation related to the education and well-being of children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness. Visit each legislative webpage for access to the full text of the statute, Regulations and Policy Guidance, and other targeted resources.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The primary piece of federal legislation related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It was reauthorized in December 2015.

Elementary & Secondary Act - Title I, Part A

As amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), provides financial assistance through SEAs to LEAs and schools with high percentages of low-income children to help ensure that they all meet challenging state academic standards.

Child Care and Development Block Grant Act

Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act

College Cost Reduction and Access Act

Every Student Succeeds Act

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Food Stamp Act

Fostering Connections Act

Head Start Act

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Runaway and Homeless Youth Act

Trafficking Victims Protection Act