This blog is originally published on The Education’s Trust website. See the original post here.

While COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of all students and their families, those experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity are particularly vulnerable. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, public schools identified 1.4 million homeless children and youth…


Evictions, natural disasters, pandemic-related job loss, and increased family stress have the potential to cause unprecedented levels of child, youth, and family homelessness this school year. Here, we break down five facts every educator needs to know about child and youth homelessness and action steps for supporting students as they…


Barbara Duffield, Executive Director of SchoolHouse Connection, was invited to participate in a Congressional roundtable, which is part of the House Rules Committee series on ending hunger in America to address how schools address homelessness — broadly — and how issues like homelessness cannot be addressed in silos from issues…


Hidden Homelessness: Why child, youth, and family homelessness is the crisis we cannot ignore is a series developed by SchoolHouse Connection featuring stories and voices that highlight the long-term impacts of child, youth, and family homelessness. …


Hidden Homelessness: Why child, youth, and family homelessness is the crisis we cannot ignore is a series developed by SchoolHouse Connection featuring stories and voices that highlight the long-term impacts of child, youth, and family homelessness. …


This story originally appeared on HomeRoom, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education.

Hidden Homelessness: Why child, youth, and family homelessness is the crisis we cannot ignore is a series developed by SchoolHouse Connection featuring stories and voices that highlight the long-term impacts of child, youth, and family…


Hidden Homelessness: Why child, youth, and family homelessness is the crisis we cannot ignore is a series developed by SchoolHouse Connection featuring stories and voices that highlight the long-term impacts of child, youth, and family homelessness. …


Hidden Homelessness: Why child, youth, and family homelessness is the crisis we cannot ignore is a series developed by SchoolHouse Connection featuring stories and voices that highlight the long-term impacts of child, youth, and family homelessness. …


Written By Brandon Plowman, SHC Young Leader

When I’m watching or reading queer media, I can be sure that at least one, and sometimes multiple, of these things will happen:

1. One or more LGBTQ+ characters will end up being abused or dead.

2. A transgender woman will be portrayed…


Across the country, local educational agencies (LEAs) are beginning to reopen school buildings. Whether attending school fully online, fully in-person, or some hybrid blend of the two, students experiencing homelessness have new and dire needs. Many are struggling with instructional loss and mental health challenges due to months of distance…

SchoolHouse in Session

This is hub of expertise and stories to drive solutions around children, youth, and family homelessness. It is a project of SchoolHouse Connection.

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