Schoolhouse Washington improves housing stability and advances educational success for students experiencing homelessness.

One in every 27 students in Washington state is homeless. A disproportionate number are young people of color.   

Communities are impacting student homelessness through innovative practices and effective policies. We’ve only just begun.

Stay apprised of the latest trends, results and advocacy efforts across our state. Be informed and exert your influence.

The Homeless Student Stability and Opportunity Gap Act: Stabilizing Homeless Students in their Schools and Communities
In 2016, The Homeless Students Stability and Opportunity Gap Act (HSSA) passed with great bipartisan support. Learn which school districts and community organizations received the competitive grants and how they help stabilize families in their schools and in their communities.
Promising Practices Spotlight: HOST families offer stability to students experiencing homelessness
Mason County HOST (Housing Options for Students in Transition) helps students who seek to earn a high school diploma, GED or technical certification – but face barriers to reaching their goals because of the homeless crisis they are experiencing.
Schoolhouse Washington recommends key change to state’s draft Every Student Succeeds Act plan
YOUR VOICE NEEDED: Ask the state to include students experiencing homelessness in its plan to improve graduation rates. Public comments accepted until February 15.