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Grocery cards and car repairs: How COVID aid changed the way schools can help homeless kids

Mollie Eppers tried for years to give students experiencing homelessness prepaid grocery cards that would allow their families to shop for food. But the student services specialist in Juneau, Alaska, couldn’t devise a system that would satisfy the spending rules for both her local school district and the federal program that helps homeless students. So […]