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Education and Community Support for Homeless Children and Youth [microform] : Profiles of 15 Innovative and Promising Approaches / Shepherd Zeldin and Joanne Bogart
Bib ID 5520894
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Zeldin, Shepherd
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1990 
42 p. 

This report profiles 15 programs that are providing education and support services to homeless students. These programs have been selected from over 40 nominations from state homeless coordinators and from national organizations concerned with services to the homeless. The profiled programs were selected on the basis of innovative educational programming suited to the needs of the local population and community. The use of existing community resources is emphasized. State-administered programs in Maryland (Baltimore) and Texas (Austin) are described. The following districtwide programs are described: (1) Allentown School District (Pennsylvania); (2) New York City Board of Education (New York); and (3) Madison Metropolitan School District (Wisconsin). The following district-operated school building programs are described: (1) City Park Elementary School (Dallas, Texas); and (2) Burnet Street Elementary School (Newark, New Jersey). The following district-operated shelter-based programs are described: (1) Harbor Summit School (San Diego, California); and (2) South Area Emergency Housing Center (Sacramento, California). The following shelter-based programs operated by nonprofit organizations are profiled: (1) Kansas Children's Service League (Topeka, Kansas); and (2) Grace Hill Neighborhood Services (St. Louis, Missouri). The following community-based programs operated by nonprofit organizations are described: (1) Martha's Table (Washington, D.C.); (2) Attala County Homeless Assistance (Salas, Mississippi); (3) Salvation Army (Cambridge, Massachusetts); and (4) Atlantic Street Center (Seattle, Washington). A chart illustrating program characteristics and a list of 23 additional projects nominated for review are appended. (FMW)


Sponsoring Agency: Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Contract Number: LC-89089001.

ERIC Note: Reduced size type throughout.



May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Access to Education.  |  Community Programs.  |  Cooperative Programs.  |  Educational Innovation.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  High Risk Students.  |  Homeless People.  |  Program Descriptions.  |  School Community Programs.  |  State Programs.  |  Student Needs.  |  Urban Programs.  |  Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987  |  Shelters
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Bogart, Joanne, author  |  Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC
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