“The shuttering of schools nationwide in March immediately shattered any semblance of stability for millions of homeless children who depend on schools for food, emotional support, or even just a warm, uncomplicated place to think,” wrote Hannah Natanson. “Trying to learn inside shelters for the past nine months, students have faced spotty WiFi, crowded rooms, high noise levels and harassment from some peers who deduce, over Zoom, that they lack a home.”
Read more in the Washington Post to learn what it’s like to attend school virtually while living at Doorways and other shelters.
The child in the photograph above is a model whose image has been used for illustrative purposes only.
What it’s like to learn online from inside a homeless shelter https://t.co/OTPt3v58B1
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