Imagine having a place to learn, but no place to call home.
We lead a statewide effort to improve academic and housing outcomes for students experiencing homelessness.
Did You Know?
- There are more than 40,000 students experiencing homelessness in Washington State.
- 60% of students experiencing homelessness in our state are students of color.
- Students experiencing homelessness have academic outcomes well below those of students who are housed.
(Source: Students Experiencing Homelessness in Washington’s K-12 Public Schools: Trends, Characteristics and Academic Outcomes, 2015-2019)
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