News Posts: McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth (84.196A)


U.S. Department of Education Resources I Want to Go To College: Now What? (December 2018) This guide, published by the Department’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, provides information for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness who are interested in pursuing higher education.  The guide includes information and resources related applying to college, paying for […]


National Data Summary This December 2023 report provides a summary of demographic data collected by the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. The report includes an examination of data collected for the 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22 school years. Information on the number of students experiencing homelessness, their primary nighttime residence, subgroups of […]

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, as amended, Title VII, Subtitle B; 42 U.S.C. 11431-11435 McKinney-Vento, Title VII, Subtitle B Section 1031. SHORT TITLE. Section 1032. EDUCATION FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTHS. Section 721. STATEMENT OF POLICY. Section 722. GRANTS FOR STATE AND LOCAL ACTIVITIES FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTHS. Section 723. […]

Funding Status & Awards

 Funding Status   Fiscal Year 2020 Fiscal Year 2021 Fiscal Year 2022 Fiscal Year 2023 Total Appropriation $101,500,000 $106,500,00 $114,000.00 $129,000,000 National Activities $1,496,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,650,410 Total to Outlying Areas & BIE $1,116,500 $1,171,000 $1,254,000 $1,419,000 Total New Awards to States (52 Awards) $98,887,500 $103,578,500 $110,996,000 $125,930,590   Awards AWARDS TO STATES Fiscal Year […]

Eligibility & Grantee Information

Who May Apply: ONLY State Education Agencies (SEAs) Grantee Information While only SEAs may apply and directly receive funds from the Department of Education, SEAs are, in turn, required to make formula subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs). To receive funds under ESEA formula grant programs, States are required, once per Congressional authorization of the […]

Applicant Information

Distribution of formula grant funds to participating States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico under the Education for Homeless Children and Youth program is proportionate to the distribution of funds under Section 1122 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). The minimum grant that may be awarded to a […]

Education for Homeless Children and Youths

Types of Projects With subgrant funds, LEAs offer such activities as coordination and collaboration with other local agencies to provide comprehensive services to homeless children and youths and their families. LEAs also offer expedited evaluations of the needs of homeless children to help them enroll in school, attend regularly, and achieve success.    

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]