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The value of a college degree is undisputed. A 2010 report from the College Board estimates that, among full-time workers, high school graduates earned a median annual income of $33,800; workers with an associate’s degree, $42,000; and, workers with a bachelor’s degree, $55,700.

Chapter 1 | Introduction and Context

The information included on this webpage was excerpted from Chapter 1 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

information thought bubbleChapter 1, Part 4 | Additional Introductory and Contextual Information
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For a comprehensive discussion of introductory and contextual information related to college access and success for students experiencing homelessness, see Chapter 1 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

Topics include:

  • Who are Homeless Youth?
  • Educational Challenges for Homeless Youth
  • Barriers to College Access and Success
  • Why are Youth Homeless?
  • The McKinney-Vento Act: Educational Rights for K-12 Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness
  • Identification of Homeless Students

Related appendices include:

  • Appendix 1A - Common Signs of Homelessness
  • Appendix 1B - Checklist of Strategies for Identifying High School Students Experiencing Homelessness

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