Transient Children Research

A wide array of children is subsumed under the term transient, and their life circumstances beckon thoughtful consideration of curriculum studies that meet their significant needs. Often suffering from poverty, reflected in their ranks are urban, suburban, and rural children who are homeless; some are part of homeless families and others are street kids who face physical harm, and in some nations, murder. Transient children also include victims of human trafficking, foster children, child laborers, migrant children, and children experiencing residential mobility because of coping moves or forced moves. At the more fortunate end of the transient spectrum are children who are on the move because of their parents' diplomatic, military, missionary, or business career moves. Migrant children, the most mobile population in the United ...

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