Est. time: 24 min

In the United States, 2.3 to 3.5 million people experience homelessness each year. Of these numbers, somewhere in between 900,000 and 1.4 million will be children. In the school year 2008-2009, the estimated number of homeless children attending public schools in the United States exceeded one million. At least 20% o homeless children nationally do not attend school. In this tutorial, you will learn about the educational rights of homeless children and youth.