Students facing homelessness need more support


The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which guarantees equal access to education for students who are homeless, lacks the resources to support that mission or ensure it is upheld, writes Timothy Scalona, a first-year student at Suffolk Law School who experienced homelessness while in high school. In this commentary, Scalona advocates for increased funding for the program and proper training for those serving as liaisons to people facing homelessness.


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