ERIC Number: EJ468111
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Reaching the Hard to Reach: Educating Homeless Adolescents in Urban Settings.
Powers, Jane L.; Jaklitsch, Barbara
Education and Urban Society, v25 n4 p394-409 Aug 1993
Focuses on issues relevant to educating homeless adolescents, including barriers to education, historical trends in homelessness, and reasons adolescents become homeless. The unique problems of this group, such as victimization and street life, are discussed with implications for educators. Recommendations are made for program and policy in this area. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adolescents, Compensatory Education, Delinquency Prevention, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Policy, Equal Education, High Risk Students, Homeless People, Juvenile Gangs, Secondary Education, Trend Analysis, Urban Schools, Urban Youth, Youth Problems
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Educating Homeless Students in Urban Settings."