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Schools, lawmakers work to help homeless students

March 9, 2014
Ashley Stewart | The News Tribune

In 2011, the Tacoma Housing Authority partnered with the school, which serves the poorest population in the district, to provide housing and support to 50 families with children enrolled in the school who were experiencing homelessness.

They receive housing vouchers for five years – if they follow certain rules, such as ensuring that students are on time to school – and the amount decreases by 20 percent each year.

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