1. Who is considered a homeless student?

A.  1. Children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, including children and youth who are: Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, cars, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, camping grounds or similar settings due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations; Living in emergency or transitional shelters;  abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement.

A.  2. Migratory children who qualify as homeless because they are living in circumstances described by A. 1 above.

A.  3. Unaccompanied youth, including any youth not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian, such as runaways, youth denied housing by their families (sometimes referred to as throwaway children and youth), and school-age unwed mothers, living in homes for unwed mothers, who have no other housing available.

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