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Homework without a home: Helping homeless students in Seattle
Town Square: Homework Without a Home
12/6/20171:15:17

One in every 27 of students in Washington state is homeless. About half are in 5th grade or younger. And 87 percent of homeless kids in Seattle Public Schools are students of color, widening the achievement gap. Join The Seattle Times' Project Homeless team for a hard look at homelessness in our city, possible real-world solutions and support services to help homeless kids stay in school, find permanent housing and learn to thrive. A Seattle Times Livewire event.

Speakers and panelists:
Thaisa Way, Professor, Univ. of Washington
Jonathan Houston, Partnership Director, Equal Opportunity Schools
Katara Jordan, Senior Manager, Policy & Advocacy, Building Changes
Katy Miller, Regional Coordinator, US Interagency Council on Homelessness

Moderated by:
Jonathan Martin, Editor, Project Homeless, The Seattle Times

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