Press Room

SchoolHouse Connection is a national organization promoting success for children and youth experiencing homelessness, from birth through higher education. We engage in strategic advocacy and provide technical assistance in partnership with early care and education professionals (including school district homeless liaisons and state homeless education coordinators), young people, service providers, advocates, and local communities.

For answers to common questions on child, youth, and family homelessness, please visit our resources page here.

Media Contact

Barbara Duffield
Executive Director

Press Releases

SchoolHouse Connection In the News

For Homeless Youth, Statistics and Reality Are Miles Apart – TalkPoverty – January 24, 2018

Young, gay and living on the street: LGBT youth face increased odds of homelessness – EdSource – January 1, 2018

In Boston, fight to end homelessness moves from street corner to classroomThe Christian Science Monitor – December 6, 2017

Is It Finally Time to Simplify the Fafsa? Signs Point to Yes.The Chronicle of Higher Education – November 28, 2017

If We Want To End Homelessness We Must Prioritize Homeless Young People – Giving Compass – November 16, 2017

For county’s homeless students, start of school brings mix of benefits and challenges – Frederick News Post – September 2, 2017

Program for homeless preschoolers finds home in Ventura USA Today – August 24, 2017

ESSA brings new focus to homeless population – Education Dive – August 21, 2017

For 1.3 Million Homeless Youths, ESSA Is a Beacon of Hope – Edweek – July 31, 2017

30 years after landmark legislation, schools still struggle to serve homeless students – Southern California Public Radio – July 21, 2017

Making Student Homelessness a Visible Issue – Prospect – July 21, 2017

Meeting the Needs of Homeless Youth: Public Schools Are Doing What Government Won’t Do Directly Truth-out – June 28, 2017

Thousands of college students may be homeless or precariously housed, studies suggest – Washington Post – June 25, 2017

For Homeless Families in the South Bay, Schools Provide Far More Than Education – Voice of San Diego – June 20, 2017

Organizations Intensify Efforts to Help Homeless StudentsDiverse Education – June 12, 2017

Trump’s proposed budget cuts worry advocates for homeless studentsinewsource – April 3, 2017

Homeless College Students are on the rise, but universities are struggling to keep up – Circa News – March 12, 2017

They’re college students. They’re homeless. Their schools have no – March 6, 2017

While State Focuses on Adult Homelessness, Homeless Youth on the Rise – WNPR Connecticut Public Radio – December 16, 2016

Program targets Ventura’s young homeless Ventura County StarDecember 15, 2016

Homeless students in Texas at 113,000 last year, likely more now Fort Worth Star Telegram – December 13, 2016


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