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​​​​​Your Children's Rights

The federally-funded McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act established educational rights and protections for students experiencing homelessness.  Homeless children and youth are entitled to:

  • enroll in school without having a permanent address
  • enroll and attend school while arranging for required school records or documents​
  • remain in the school attended before becoming homeless
  • receive special programs and services for which they are eligible
  • attend school and participate in school programs with students who are not homeless
  • receive assistance with transportation to school

Finding Your Way: A Guide to Resources in Volusia County

What Families Need to Know about Homelessness and Public Education

Florida Department of Education - Homeless Education Information

Transparency Florida
VCS Outlook Web Access
VCS Staff Applications