Guidance: Education Department Reiterates — Title I Funding Can Be Used to Serve Homeless Students

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family & Youth Services Bureau, National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth

This article explains the guidance provided in a recent “Dear Colleague” letter (PDF, 4 pages) issued by the Department of Education which explains how school districts can use Title I funds to help children and youth experiencing homelessness. Some examples of ways districts can use the funds are to transport homeless students to and from school, pay the salaries of staff who work with homeless youth, and to generally meet the needs of these students. Learn more.