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As Student Homelessness Worsens, Educators Work to Keep Them in School

October 25, 2013 by twalker  
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By Edward Graham Last year, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE), funded by the Department of Education,  issued a report showing that the number of homeless students who attended public schools during the 2010-2011 school year had topped one million. The crisis has continued to worsen. According to the new NCHE report released this week, during [...]

Record Number of Homeless Students Facing Adversity in the Classroom

November 28, 2012 by twalker  
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By Edward Graham Abandoned and left homeless by her drug-abusing parents, Burns High School senior Dawn Loggins of Lawndale, North Carolina was forced to rely on her friends’ spare couches and empty floors for shelter. When teachers and others in the town found out about the plight of the straight-A student, they pitched in to [...]