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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.

3-Part Series

Without Family To Lean On, One San Diego Student Is Determined To Thrive

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.

Prodding Like A Parent For 30 Of San Diego's Most Vulnerable Students

About a dozen San Diego Unified staff support the district's 3,500 homeless students.

Homeless Students Find Welcoming Community In Sherman Heights

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.

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.