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

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

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