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Serving Students Who Are Homeless: A Resource Guide for Schools, Districts, and Educational Leaders

Schools and districts are seeing unprecedented numbers of students and families living without residential stability. Although the McKinney-Vento Act has been around for over two decades, many district- and site-level practitioners have a difficult time interpreting and implementing the Act’s mandates within their local contexts. This book provides much-needed guidance to help educational leaders support […]

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Champions for Children event raises funds for the Homeless Children's Educational Fund

Champions for Children event raises funds for the Homeless Children’s Educational Fund March 14, 2016 12:00 AM Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Andy and Cindy Russell. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Honorees Erik Garrett and Liz Miller. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette From left, Bill Wolfe, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, Joseph Lagana and Susan Doyle. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Judi Vitale and David Goldman. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette […]

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BPS program works to help homeless pupils make grade

Boston Public Schools are vowing to increase the graduation rates of homeless students, as the district begins to see slow progress with its most vulnerable population. “We care so intensely and want to ensure the success of the students that we go out of our way,” said Freddie Fuentes, the executive director of BPS’ Educational […]

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