Yes, the federal McKinney-Vento Act states that, when feasible, students have a right to stay in the school of origin. The school of origin is the school that the child attended when permanently housed or the last school in which the student was enrolled.
6. If families in homeless situations move within a school district, can students stay at the same school, even if they move out of the school’s attendance zone?
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