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.
The primary piece of federal legislation related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. It was reauthorized in December 2015.
Title 1, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 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.