Student Well-Being Cardona Releases First Wave of Aid to Help Schools Identify, Assist Homeless Students
Citing the urgency of identifying homeless students, the Education Department will release some relief aid targeted at their needs.
Budget & Finance Opinion How Districts Can Use Relief Funds to Help the Students Most in Need
We can't squander this opportunity to reach students experiencing homelessness. Here are four key steps.
Student Well-Being As Schools Weigh How to Use New Aid for Homeless Students, Finding Them Is Step One
Schools are getting $800 million in federal aid for homeless students, but also must locate those who newly qualify due to the pandemic.
Education Funding Reopening Plans, Private Schools, Special Education: Senate Puts Stamp on COVID-19 Bill
The revised COVID-19 relief bill provides more than $120 billion in direct K-12 public school aid and could reach President Biden quickly.
School & District Management Leader To Learn From Ensuring Homeless Students Are Seen During a Pandemic
In Everett, Wash., Amy Perusse brought together a range of agencies to meet the needs of homeless students and their families.
Student Achievement Inside the Effort to Find and Help Disengaged Youth
When in-person learning abruptly ended last spring, schools and community groups sprang into action.
Equity & Diversity More Than 1 in 4 Homeless Students Dropped Off Schools' Radar During the Pandemic
School leaders have lost track of students amid school closures, shrinking capacity at homeless shelters, and ever-higher family mobility.
Student Well-Being Where Are They? Students Go Missing in Shift to Remote Classes
As school shutdowns extend nationwide, educators are finding that efforts to reach their families are coming up short.
Student Well-Being WATCH: Meeting the Needs of Homeless Students. Lessons From One District
Many school districts have seen a rising number of homeless students in recent years. Learn lessons from a district working to address their needs in thoughtful, holistic ways.
Student Well-Being Leader To Learn From Creating a Foothold for the Most Vulnerable Students
Johnnye Waller, the student services director for North Carolina’s Lee County Schools, helps students facing homelessness gain a solid footing for the school year. Her summer enrichment program pairs basic necessities with academic supports and exciting field trips. She is recognized as a 2020 Leader To Learn From.