McKinney Vento Homeless Act Information

Homeless students: McKinney-Vento Act

Educational Rights of Homeless Students

The federal law known as the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requires that states and school districts eliminate barriers to immediate school enrollment for students experiencing homelessness.

Homeless Students are Entitled To:

Identification of Homeless Students

Homeless students are identified at Twin Lakes STEM Academy in multiple ways. Families can indicate their living situation through the registration process or alert the TLSA Homeless Liaison (contact info below) if they experience changes in their living status. TLSA strives to support our students by promoting school stability and connecting students and families with the resources they need for academic success.

TLSA’s Liaison for Homeless Students
To request more information or to identify a student as homeless, please contact TLSA’s Homeless Liaison:

Moussa Cisse


Resources for Students and Families: