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Has the number of homeless students identified in your state increased?

| September 15, 2015 |

The U.S. Department of Education recently published data identifying 1,360,747 homeless public school students in the 2013-2014 school year, up 8 percent from the

Toward a more perfect union: Addressing the school-to-prison pipeline

| July 29, 2015 |

Last week, the U.S. departments of education and justice hosted superintendents, principals, teachers, and students from over 40 districts for a day-long convening at the

Feinstein-Portman Amendment is a Win for Homeless Children and Youth

| July 10, 2015 |

Yesterday, there was significant progress made towards assisting homeless children and youth by eliminating bureaucratic barriers to children receiving services. The Senate unanimously approved

Thank you for putting children first

| June 17, 2015 |

Today, the House Labor HHS Education Appropriations Subcommittee marked up the fiscal year (FY) 2016 appropriations legislation that funds various programs that impact children.

Report confirms concerns: more trainee teachers in most difficult classrooms

| June 4, 2015 |

The Department of education released a report yesterday on the number and percentage of teachers labeled “highly qualified” and serving as the teacher of

1.3 Million Children Should Not Be Left Homeless

| November 10, 2014 |

This blog post originally appeared on Huffington Post. It shouldn’t be this hard for kids to grow and thrive in the world’s richest, most