The majority of well-paying jobs created since 2010 require some education beyond high school. State legislatures have been actively supporting access and success in post-secondary education for students experiencing homelessness over the past few years. State legislation can provide a variety of critical supports, including homeless liaisons on college campuses, housing priority and/or housing support programs, enrollment, tuition and/or fee waivers, and in-state tuition. Below is a summary of existing state laws. In addition, a summary of exciting new changes that will make it easier for unaccompanied youth to obtain federal financial aid through the FAFSA. Learn more about supports that California offers.
State Laws Supporting College Students Experiencing Homelessness
Source: SchoolHouse Connection