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Is it winter or spring for homeless? Perhaps both

November 19, 2011
Kathleen Merryman | The News Tribune

With that data, Pierce County providers rethought every aspect of how they deal with homeless families.

This year, Tacoma Housing Authority collaborated with Tacoma Public Schools on a voucher program aimed at keeping McCarver Elementary School kids in neighborhood housing; that way, they can stay in the same school and improve their grades.

That idea won money from the Gates Foundation, always a good thing.

Read the full article at The News Tribune.