Cedar Hill ISD

Family Connections

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvements Act

Defines and protects the rights of homeless students to enroll in, attend, and succeed in public schools

McKinney-Vento Education Definition of Homelessness

•       Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason

•       Living in motels, hotels, camping grounds due to lack of adequate alternative accommodations

•       Living in emergency or transitional shelters

•       Living in a public or private place not designed for humans to live

•       Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus/train stations

•       Migratory children living in above circumstances

•       Children/youth awaiting foster care placement

Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO)

If you need more information please contact:

Danyell Wells

Homeless Liaison


972.291.1581 Ext 4165