Homeless Children

What are the homeless?

A person without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets.


Why is it so difficult for homeless children to do well in school?

It is hard for them because they usually don't have the tools to complete assignments and work at home and don't have much help with things.By Elizabeth A. Mizerek and Elizabeth E. Hinz Principal Leadership Magazine, Vol. 4, Number 8, May 2004


What laws have helped children of the homeless to get an education?

The McKinney-Vento Act, it is a U.S. Federal law that provides federal money for homeless shelter programs.

(Pub. L. 100-77, July 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 482, 42 U.S.C. § 11301 et seq.)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinney%E2%80%93Vento_Homeless_Assistance_Act


What can people do to to help the homeless children in their community?

They can make donations to shelters and school to buy supplies for the homeless.



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