Student Homelessness & Absenteeism in Michigan with Jennifer Erb-Downward (Part 1)

Premiere DateDec 19, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:47 Jennifer Erb-Downward Preface
01:36 Study Motivations
02:52 Where Was Student Homelessness Data Before?
04:20 Factoring in Absenteeism
07:14 Factoring in Housing Instability & Poverty
08:27 Lack of Awareness of Homelessness in Schools
11:53 Outro
12:25 Beginning To Fade In Tall Buildings
16:00 Finish

Jennifer Erb-Downward of the University of Michigan joins the show to discuss her recent policy brief exploring chronic absenteeism among homeless students in Michigan.

Click here to read more about the brief.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…