McKinney-Vento Homeless Act

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is federal legislation that discusses the public education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Under McKinney-Vento and state law, students are considered homeless if they lack a nighttime residence that is fixed, regular, and adequate.

The Hilton Central School District McKinney-Vento Homeless Liaison is Elizabeth Thornton, Student Services director, (585) 392-1000, ext. 6055.



NYS-TEACHS provides technical assistance to school districts, social service providers, shelters, families, youth and others about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.