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A student's residential status (whether or not the sudent is homeless) should have no bearing on eligibility to participate in a specific program, except in instances where homelessness automatically confers eligibility. Students experiencing homelessness should be able to participate in programs as any other student would. They must meet any eligibility requirements, but should not be excluded solely because they are homeless.
All prekindergarten children experiencing homelessness are eligible for the prekindergarten program. Texas Education Code (TEC) 29.153
If they meet the eligibility requirements, students experiencing homelessness should be eligible for, but are not limited to, the following types of programs and services: