Answer: Assuming the student is experiencing homelessness at the end of the school year, the student should not be withdrawn from the school, but remain on the roll at the school until their living situation is determined for the next school year. If the student is still experiencing homelessness over the summer or at the beginning of the new school year, and still wishes to attend the school of origin the following year, the school should keep the student in the school of origin. 42 U.S.C. 11432 (g)(3)(A)(i). They can revisit best interest at that time.
If a student elects to attend their school of origin, at the end of the school year should that student be withdrawn from the school since their homeless status is only good for one year? Or should the student remain on roll at the school until their living arrangement is determined for the next school year?
Jun 3, 2019 | Q and A