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Learning on the Move

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .


According to education specialists and child development experts, thousands of homeless kids and teenagers across the city are negatively effected in academic performance. The lack of stability is the main detriment, as children constantly moving face stress from the rigors of mobility and adapting to shelter life. Here, we hear from education experts and a nomadic family about the effects of homelessness on education.

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Student Homelessness: A New York City Public School Teacher Speaks

Posted on11. May, 2010 by .


A career teacher with the New York City school system shared her thoughts on homeless youth – teaching them, interacting with them, and observing how they learn. She taught in two middle schools in Brooklyn in the 1970s.

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