Schools must provide a learning home for students experiencing homelessness

Five ways schools can prioritize the academic success and well-being of students

By Joseph Bishop for EdSource — July 20, 2020


Students experiencing homelessness, who now total more than 269,000 students in California — represent almost 1 in 5 of the country’s unhoused young people. How can schools support distance learning at home for students who don’t have a place to call home?

Learn five ways districts can prepare for expected growth in students experiencing homelessness across California and prioritize the academic growth and wellbeing of our students, especially Latino and Black students who represent the majority of students experiencing homelessness.

Read the full article in EdWeek.


Joseph P. Bishop is the director of the Center for the Transformation of Schools in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA.