Educating and Assisting Our Homeless Youth
(43 minutes) You might be surprised to learn that from 3,000 – 4,000 Montana students may find themselves homeless at some point throughout the school year. How do we ensure our youth have the education they need to overcome the challenges of homelessness? Sue Runkle, a public school educator and homeless education liaison joins Voices host Tom Schultz to discuss the issue. Bob Buzzas, with the Montana Continuum of Care Coalition joins the conversation to talk about the development of a homeless youth project in Montana spurred by a $3 million HUD grant.