Homelessness in the Classroom (Paperback)

Homelessness in the Classroom By Kerri Tobin, Brandy Gros (Conductor) Cover Image
By Kerri Tobin, Brandy Gros (Conductor)
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There are over 1.5 million homeless students in U.S. schools, a number expected to rise as a result of Covid-19. Research on this population has existed since the 1980s, but most teachers are unaware of the unique needs of these highly vulnerable students or the laws that exist to protect them. Although they primarily need housing, students experiencing homelessness also need responsive school environments. In language accessible to busy practitioners, this book presents research on homelessness as it impacts children in school and lays out for teachers what is known, and as yet unknown, about how best to serve these students in K-12 and as they prepare for what comes next. Perfect for courses that aim to provide pre-service teachers with proven strategies for reaching underserved student populations.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781645041948
ISBN-10: 1645041948
Publisher: Dio Press Inc
Publication Date: September 14th, 2021
Pages: 126
Language: English