Click here for a recent report from Politico, "What more can be done to help homeless students?" by Juan Perez Jr. The article provides an overview of the numbers and living situations of America's homeless students and offers suggestions for supporting their education.
“Students that are experiencing homelessness are a group of students that we have to be focused on,” Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told your host last week. “Not only on their academic, social, and emotional [needs], but also on those other factors that contribute to school success — like making sure they have food, making sure they have their health care needs taken care of. So it's critically important that that is a prioritization for districts and for schools when receiving students.”