Homeless Students Grapple With Access To SupportPlay
In the 2015-16 school year, there were more than 1.3 million homeless kids in schools — more than double the number of homeless students nine years earlier. Federal law requires school districts to identify these kids, offer them resources and make it as easy as possible for them to get to school.
But as Lee Romney of member station KALW reports from Oakland, the funding doesn't come close to meeting the needs of homeless students.
This article was originally published on January 02, 2018.
This segment aired on January 2, 2018.