for Homeless Children and Youth program ensures that
homeless students have equal access to the same free,
appropriate, public education (including public preschool)
provided to other Vermont children, with the opportunity to
meet the same challenging state content and student
performance standards. The Education for Homeless Children
and Youth program is supported by funding from
McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind
Definition: Who is Homeless?
As defined in the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, a
homeless person is an individual who lacks a fixed,
regular, and adequate nighttime residence.