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30 years after landmark legislation, schools still struggle to serve homeless students
By Rina Palta, KPCC ׀  July 21, 2017
It's been three decades since, recognizing the unique needs of homeless students, Congress passed a law requiring school districts to identify and meet the needs of homeless students. Since the McKinney-Vento Act passed in July of 1987, school districts have been tasked with ensuring homeless students have access to education, and the results, experts and advocates say, have been somewhat mixed. Read more

Charter school's demise prompts debate about strengthening oversight
EdSource ׀  July 21, 2017
Prompted by investigations into alleged misappropriation of funds at Tri-Valley Learning Corporation, a charter school chain based in Alameda County, the California Charter Schools Association and advocates for more charter school transparency are stepping up efforts to advance competing approaches to combating financial fraud, waste and mismanagement. Read more