About 40 percent of students in the Salinas City Elementary School District are considered homeless. This can mean living in a shelter or living in an overcrowded home, like multiple families co-existing in a single place. It’s a problem that hurts schoolchildren and their ability to learn and retain information. And it stems from high and growing housing prices.
Guest: Vanessa Rancaño, KQED education reporter
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