Know Your Enrollment Rights
For Students Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Insecurity in Washington DC
Are you a student in D.C. experiencing homelessness or housing instability and have questions about school enrollment? Check out this Know Your Enrollment Rights flyer or reach out for help.
Taylor Jones is a fellow with the National Center for Youth Law working to support District of Columbia youth experiencing homelessness by helping them access an appropriate education. Taylor is available to provide direct assistance to K-12 D.C. students experiencing homelessness who are denied educational supports and services.
Students experiencing homelessness can receive assistance with:
- Barriers to remote learning, including securing reliable access to internet and devices
- Transportation to and from schools as in-person learning resumes
- Access to behavioral supports
- Access to academic supports, including IEPs and 504 plans
- Student Discipline
- Graduation requirements and credit recovery.
Advocates and lawyers seeking to get involved can reach out to Taylor Jones directly to collaborate on local policy reforms and know-your-rights trainings.
You may contact Taylor Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-868-4789