Legislature has a choice to not leave homeless students behind
In 2011, the Tacoma Housing Authority started working with one school to provide multiyear housing vouchers to 50 families. As case workers helped parents gain job skills, their kids’ test scores and attendance improved. Turnover rates improved dramatically from 179 percent in 2006 to 75 percent last year. The program’s supervisor credited these remarkable changes to the fact families were moving less.
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