Translations of Homeless Education Materials

NCHE Resources

NCHE brochure (Available in English and Spanish)

This brochure explains the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness and provides information about NCHE's mission and services, including the NCHE national helpline.
Visit the NCHE store to order.

NCHE Parent Booklet/Folleto para Padres

This brochure explains the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness and informs parents about ways in which they can support their children's education during times of mobility.
Visit the NCHE store to order.

NCHE Parent Pack Pocket Folder

This sturdy, laminated folder provides parents a place to keep important records and documents related to their children's education. The folder also includes information on the rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness and helpful tips about enrollment and disenrollment.
Visit the NCHE store to order.

NCHE Parent Poster

This poster explains who qualifies as homeless under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and lists the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Place these posters in your school or community to generate public awareness.
Visit the NCHE store to order.

NCHE Youth Poster

This poster explains who qualifies as homeless under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and lists the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Place these posters in your school or community to generate public awareness.
Visit the NCHE store to order.

Support for Students Whose Families Have Lost Their Homes to Foreclosure brochure

This brochure from NCHE provides information on how children and youth whose families have lost their home to foreclosure may qualify for services under the McKinney-Vento Act.
Available in English and Spanish/Disponible en inglés y español
Download the brochure in English | Spanish.

Sample Forms, Materials, and Policies

Cobb County School District (Atlanta, GA): Administrative Forms

See Section J: Homeless Students of Cobb County School District's Board Policies and Administrative Rules for a variety of forms related to enrolling and educating children and youth experiencing homelessness, including:
  • Information on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
  • Procedure for Free Lunch
  • Procedure For Transportation to School of Origin
  • School of Origin Request
  • Student Residency Statement
  • Written Notification Form
    Forms are available in multiple languages, including English, Arabic, Portuguese, and Spanish.
    Visit the Cobb County School District (Atlanta, GA): Administrative Forms webpage.

Hawaii Department of Education: Your Rights Under the McKinney-Vento Act

This brochure for parents from the Hawaii Department of Education explains the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness and is available in the following languages: English, Cantonese, Chuukese, Hawaiian, Ilokano, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Marshallese, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Visayan, and Vietnamese.
Download the Hawaii Department of Education: Your Rights Under the McKinney-Vento Act brochure.

Louisiana Student Residency Questionnaire

This one-page questionnaire, developed by the Louisiana Department of Education and available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese, may be used to determine homelessness upon school enrollment. Other states may use this form as a guide for developing their own residency questionnaires.
Download the Louisiana Student Residency Questionnaire. (scroll to Homeless Education Services)

Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD): Residence Questionnaire

This one-page questionnaire, developed by the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), may be used to determine homelessness upon school enrollment. Other school districts may use this form as a guide for developing their own residency questionnaires.
Download the questionnaire English | Hmong | Spanish.

Missouri Educational Rights Poster (Bosnian)

This Bosnian language poster from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education outlines the educational rights contained in the McKinney-Vento Act for eligible students.
Download the Bosnian language educational rights poster.

New York City Department of Education: Housing Questionnaire

This one-page questionnaire, developed by the New York City Department of Education and available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu, may be used to determine homelessness upon school enrollment. Other school districts may use this form as a guide for developing their own housing questionnaires.
Download the housing questionnaire. (scroll to Housing Questionnaire)
 
New York City Department of Education: McKinney-Vento Guide for Parents and Youth
 
This two-page guide from the New York City Department of Education explains important information about the McKinney-Vento Act to parents and youth. The guide is available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.
Download the McKinney-Vento Guide for Parents and Youth.

NYS-TEACHS: Educational Rights Poster
 
This poster from the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS) outlines the educational rights contained in the McKinney-Vento Act for eligible students.
Download the poster  English | Arabic | Bengali | Chinese | Haitian Creole | Korean | Russian | Spanish | Urdu.

San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) Enrollment Dispute Form
 
This form serves as the written notice provided to the family/student by the San Antonio Independent School District in the case of an enrollment dispute. The student's appeal rights are detailed therein.
Download the form English | Spanish.

Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO) Educational Rights Poster
 
This poster from the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO), outlines the educational rights of students and families who are experiencing homelessness. It is customized for distribution throughout Texas, but may be used as a guide for other states.
Download the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO) Educational Rights Poster.

Texas Student Residency Questionnaire
 
This one-page questionnaire, developed by the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO), may be used to determine homelessness upon school enrollment. Other states may use this form as a guide for developing their own residency questionnaires.
Download the questionnaire English | Spanish.

Washington Department of Public Instruction Educational Rights Posters
 
This poster from the Washington Department of Public Instruction, explains who qualifies as homeless under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, and lists the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Place these posters in your school or community to generate public awareness.
Visit the Washington Department of Public Instruction Educational Rights Posters.