Archive for October, 2013

can’t ignore these numbers

Recently released data shows student homelessness numbers to be higher than ever. These students who were identified by schools last year actually represent only a fraction of the larger population of students who experienced residential instability, as thousands of instances of student homelessness go undetected by schools every month…

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student poverty in the south

  The Southern Education Foundation released a new report which found that a majority of public school students in 17 states were eligible for free or reduced price lunches in the 2010-11 school year.  Thirteen out of 17 of these states were in the South.

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funding cuts and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

Michigan announced that statewide McKinney-Vento funding would be cut by two-thirds this year. Read more:,0,7472427,full.story

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