New Website: policies and practices for educating homeless children

Posted on December 12, 2003

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast]

EDUCATING & ASSISTING HOMELESS STUDENTS

Homeless children face numerous hardships in their personal lives that sometimes result in significant academic, health, developmental, psychological and emotional problems in school. While these challenges are not insurmountable, state policymakers must be aware of them and take extra steps to help these children overcome the damage done by homelessness. This new ECS Web Issue Site shares state policies and practices, federal legislation, research and other places to get information on educating homeless students.

http://www.ecs.org/html/issue.asp?issueid=207


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