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The McKinney Vento Act (Homelessness) allows students to enroll in school if one of the following conditions are met.

*Student lives in a shelter (family shelter, domestic violence shelter, youth shelter, or transitional living program).

*Student lives in a motel, hotel, or weekly-rate housing.

*Student lives in a house or an apartment with more than one family due to an economic hardship.

*Student lives in an abandoned car, at a campground, or on a street.

*Student lives in temporary foster care or with an adult who is not the parent of legal guardian.

*Student lives in substandard housing (no electricty, water, heat, adequate plumbing).

*Student lives wtih friends or family because the student is a runaway or unaccompanied youth.

If the student meets one of the above conditions, the student may enroll without providing the following documents.

*Proof of Residency

*Immunization Records

*Birth Records

*Legal Guardianship


Please contact the Warren ISD Homeless Liasion, Heather Mitcham at (409) 547-2240, EXT 121 for more information.

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