Exposing the hidden toll of student homelessness across the country – Center for Public Integrity

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What happens to students affected by homelessness?

Federal law requires that public schools help break an inevitable vicious cycle. But many of the students who need that help fall through the cracks.

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Thousands of schools are failing to identify and assist homeless students despite a federal mandate. Read the story.

The Center for Public Integrity has partnered with newsrooms across the country to shine a light on this often forgotten group of children and the misunderstood rights they have in school.

Our partners covered the topic from California to Washington, DC and many places in between.


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