ESSA and the Challenges Facing Homeless Students

ESSA and the Challenges Facing Homeless Students

June 11, 2019

“The U.S. high school graduation rate has risen to an all-time high, but schools are still struggling to help their most vulnerable students earn diplomas,” reports Corey Mitchell for Education Week. “The ‘Building a Grad Nation’ report, released Tuesday by Civic, Johns Hopkins University, America’s Promise Alliance, and the Alliance for Excellent Education, found that students with disabilities, English-language learners, and homeless children—all at less than 70 percent—are the student subgroups with the lowest graduation rates in the country.”