Know Your Rights
As a homeless parent, you have the right to decide, along with your child’s school, whether it is in the best interest of your child to:
To the extent that is feasible, the Local School System will enroll your child in either school.
The decision about your child’s school enrollment will take into consideration factors such as:
But, if you do not have these documents, your child cannot be denied entry. The school must help obtain any documents needed for enrollment.
Your child’s school will provide transportation for your child. You cannot be denied access to the school that is in the best interest of your child because of lack of transportation.
Your child has the same rights to school programs and services as all children, including:
Call your Local District’s Homeless Education Coordinator:
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
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