Covering homeless children in the U.S.

A report released from the National Center for Homeless Education, entitled “Education for Homeless Children and Youth’s Program,” revealed there are nearly 1.17 million homeless students enrolled in public schools in the United States. The federal definition of a homeless child is any child who does not have a regular or fixed residence to return […]

Covering extreme weather and poverty

A new report released from The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) explored the connection between extreme weather and poverty. The report, “The geography of poverty, disasters and climate extremes,” was discussed in a recent BBC article, “Extreme weather can be the ‘most important cause of poverty.’” ODI is an independent research group focusing on international development […]