SchoolHouse Connection (SHC) is a national organization promoting success for children and youth experiencing homelessness, from birth through higher education. SHC engages in strategic advocacy and provides technical assistance in partnership with early care and education professionals (including school district homeless liaisons and state coordinators), young people, service providers, advocates, and local communities.
SchoolHouse Connection helps Affiliates connect with school McKinney-Vento liaisons, advises on federal and state policy affecting homeless children, and provides scholarships and leadership opportunities for youth.
They are an Affiliate resource for:
- Questions about the law (compliance, policy, practice) regarding early childhood, pre-K and higher education;
- Assistance in connecting to local school districts and state departments of education;
- Reporting on challenges and successes with local policy implementation of federal laws and funding.