Month: December 2023

How Can High Schools Better Serve Teens Experiencing Homelessness?

This week, 16-year-old Joey will sleep in a soft bed, take a warm shower and have a place to keep his belongings. He’ll then make his way to our school where he is catching up on credits and hopes to graduate soon. For most of the past year, he has experienced homelessness – couch surfing […]

Written by on December 14, 2023

Keeping Students with Disabilities Learning Alongside Their Classmates

Imagine a high school where the entire student body isn’t aware that 20 percent of the students are enrolled in special education or SPED classes. It’s the dream of all parents of those with special needs to not be isolated from other students…and the desire of every parent that varying levels of educational needs not […]

Written by on December 14, 2023

From Experiencing Homelessness to a Solid Future

What do you do with a high school student who has ideas and dreams that don’t fit within four walls of a traditional classroom? Let them learn at their own pace, allow them to work on more than just assignments and emphasize building a future. Jahleena flourished with this model which helped her overcome barriers, […]

Written by on December 14, 2023