Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America’s Public Schools
This report from Civic Enterprises
provides unique insights into the challenges faced by homeless students and proposed strategies for addressing these challenges. Based on focus groups with and surveys of State Coordinators for Homeless Education, local homeless education liaisons, and homeless youth, the report provides an overview of existing research on homeless students, sheds light on the challenges homeless students face and the supports they say they need to succeed, reports on the challenges educators face in trying to help homeless students, and recommends changes in policy and practice to help homeless students get on a path to adult success.
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Homeless Children and Youth: Indicators on Children and Youth
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
NAEHCY is a national membership association dedicated to educational excellence for children and youth experiencing homelessness. Through state and federal policy and technical assistance to NAEHCY members, students, and the public, NAEHCY seeks to change systems so that all children and youth can learn, succeed academically, and achieve their dreams. The NAEHCY website includes a variety of valuable resources related to the field of homeless education, including information about NAEHCY’s policy work, annual conference, and scholarship fund.
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National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP)