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Increasing Access to Higher Education for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: Information for Colleges and Universities

Study or Report
College
2012 Source: National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

This NCHE brief provides a better understanding of unaccompanied homeless youth and the educational and other challenges they face, a summary of federal education legislation that gives unaccompanied homeless youth access to important educational supports, and samples of promising practices implemented by high schools, colleges, and universities to assist unaccompanied homeless youth in succeeding in college.

National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) serves as the Department's technical assistance and information center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program.