San Diego Schools Struggle With Growing Number Of Homeless Students
KPBS Special Report
KPBS Education Reporter Kyla Calvert takes an in-depth look at San Diego Unified School District's efforts to help its 3,500 homeless students stay in school.
Courtney Medlin, 16, travels an hour-and-a-half to Scripps Ranch High School each morning. She was determined to stay after leaving her family for a group home.
About a dozen San Diego Unified staff support the district's 3,500 homeless students.
Sherman Elementary is making gains while serving a large number of homeless students. This story is part three of a series on San Diego Unified's growing homeless student population.