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Higher Education Matters: Three New Studies

Post-secondary education is increasingly necessary to obtain a job that pays enough to afford housing. As such, it is a critical strategy to help children and youth escape homelessness, and prevent...

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Study of Student Basic Needs

Rashida Crutchfield, EdD, MSW, Long Beach State UniversityJennifer Maguire, PhD, MSW, Humboldt State University Published in February 2018, CSU’s Study of Student Basic Needs is the most...

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New Report on the Health and Well-being of Homeless Teens

On March 13, the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH) released "More Than a Place to Sleep: Understanding the Health and Well-Being of Homeless High School Students." The study demonstrates that teens who experience homelessness have unequivocally worse health outcomes than housed teens – outcomes that threaten their lives and jeopardize their ability to finish school and transition to a stable adulthood.

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New Report Highlights FAFSA Challenges for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

This SchoolHouse Connection report is based on newly available U.S. Department of Education (ED) data from the 2015-2016 Application Cycle of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The data demonstrate the on-going problems young people experiencing homelessness face in accessing financial aid, and therefore higher education.

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