Homelessness adds to students' hurdles and schools' burdens – Education – News & Observer

DURHAM — In a cramped room with cinder-block walls, a linoleum floor, two bunk beds, a single dresser and a crib in the center of it all, 14-year-old Daniel King sat on the bottom of one bunk, leaning over a pre-algebra workbook.

It’s the same room he has done homework in every night since school started — in a homeless shelter where he lives with four other family members. Story continues here ➤