The Plight of Homeless Youth
Without adequate life skills at-risk youth have difficulty adjusting on their own and often end up unemployed, homeless, and potentially living a life
Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness – Bringing family homelessness into focus.
Homeless students have the same right to a quality education as their housed peers. Under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, schools can help match students to eligible tutoring providers who are able to provide intensive academic supports needed to keep students achieving to high standards.
More Pride Needed Over Treatment of Homeless Young People: 5 Things You Should Know to Help
I want to share with you five things that you might not know about homeless youth and ask you to share with your networks. The more that people understan...
EL Takeaways - Educational Leadership
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
One Young Person’s Story of Homelessness - Coalition on Human Needs
There is only one bed available for every 125 young people experiencing homelessness. The Campaign for Youth Shelter is fighting to change that.
Leaving Home: A National Study on Youth Homelessness in Canada
“The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), working with the National Learning Community on Youth Homelessness and A Way Home, was pleased to be able to conduct a national youth homelessness survey in the fall of 2015, the first of its kind ever conducted in Canada. The Home Depot Canada Foundation provided funding for this ambitious project, the overall goal of which is to develop a better understanding of the causes and conditions of youth homelessness in order to feed into more…
Child and Youth Homelessness: A Problem of Epic Proportions | First Focus on Children
The dynamic of homelessness has changed in this country. According to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 30 years ago the face of homelessness comprised mostly of single adults. However, du