Homelessness Comes to School

Homelessness Comes to School

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"This is the most comprehensive analysis of homeless youth that exists. Joseph Murphy and Kerri Tobin patiently outline the demographic, sociohistorical, and psychological challenges facing one of our most vulnerable and least understood populations."

WilliamG.Tierney, Director, Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis Professor, University of Southern California

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The seminal work on homeless students and our responsibility to educate them

School-aged children in homeless families and independent homeless youth represent the fastest-growing population of homeless individuals in the United States. This volume brings the issue to light with substantial and far-reaching research that describes the plight of these children, the legal framework surrounding the issue, and educators' roles in teaching homeless children. Homelessness Comes to School also outlines effective intervention programs ...

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