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Murphy, Joseph, 1949-
Homelessness comes to school / Joseph Murphy, Kerri Tobin
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LC5144.2 .M87 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Homeless students -- Services for -- United States
Homeless children -- Education -- United States
School management and organization -- United States
Physical Description viii, 304 p. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-292) and index
Contents Pt. I. Portraying homelessness. Understanding the concept of homelessness -- A brief history of homelessness -- Demographics of homelessness -- Pt. II. The effects of homelessness. Impact of homelessness on children and youth -- Pt. III. The role of society in addressing homelessness. Addressing homelessness -- Pt. IV. The role of schooling in helping homeless children and youth. The legal framework and ensuring access -- Ensuring success
Summary Presents research regarding the history of homelessness and the plight of homeless children, discusses school programs that address the problem, and examines how individuals in the community can aid in the education of homeless children
Alternate Author Tobin, Kerri

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