ERIC Number: ED437480
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Education of Homeless Children and Youth: A Compendium of Research & Information.
Stronge, James H., Comp.; Popp, Patricia, Comp.
This publication provides current research and related literature on issues surrounding the education of homeless children and youth. It includes a variety of perspectives, reflecting the most recent trends in homelessness, determined by changes in policies, economics, and demographics. It also offers the latest research and scholarly opinions from the fields of psychology, sociology, child and family development, and education on the effects of homelessness on children. Section 1 provides an overview of issues surrounding the education of homeless children and youth, reviewing legislative and policy issues and discussing educational considerations, family connections, and community support services. Section 2 includes actual reprints of articles by experts on educating homeless children and youth. Section 3 provides an annotated bibliography of articles, chapters, books, and reports. The resources are organized alphabetically by author. Section 4 presents legislation: the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. Individual sections contain references. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Support, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, High Risk Students, Homeless People, Parent Participation, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Homeless Education, Greensboro, NC.
Note: "With Carole B. Geiger, Phoebe Gillespie, Rita Morgan, Donna Nalley."