Homeless Children: One of the Greatest Challenges


credit: thielfellowship

Camilla Benbow, writer for the Tennessean, addresses homelessness among children as one of the "greatest challenges facing society today."

Benbow points at educational institutions to deliver supportive environments and more "individualized instruction, partial-credit and credit-recovery programs and deadlines" to children that consider their temporary housing arrangements such as giving them homework that can be completed on the same day. Benbow also stresses the importance of parenting education for the benefit of their children.


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Education, General/Other

Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Educational Programs

Programs within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners.

Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension





Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference


5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

The 1st annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference was a collaboration between the Maricopa Small Business Development Center, SEED SPOT, Wells Fargo, the SBA, and the Maricopa Community Colleges.




Nonprofit Jobs in Iowa

  Social Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs