"Don't Call Them Dropouts"
Youth service professionals can benefit from understanding the experiences of young people who leave high school before graduation to assist in developing intervention and prevention programming.
All the Pointers You Need to Help Homeless Students Finish High School--And Go on to College
Add "Unaccompanied Youth Toolkit for Shelters and Service Providers," from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, to your back-to-school reading list.
New Guidance on When Eligible Students Can Begin Receiving Free School Meals
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new guidance on the effective date of free school meal or milk benefits for students, including homeless children and teens.
2014 Mural Contest Third-Place Winner: From Overcast Skies to Sunshine
Congratulations to Rumford Group Homes, in Rumford, ME, whose youth artists took third place in the 2014 Family & Youth Services Bureau Mural Contest for Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs.