22 Feb
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Dallas Church Opens Drop-In Center For Homeless High School Students

KERA News –KERA shined a spotlight on homeless students and the adults helping them last spring in the American Graduate series “Homeless in High School.” Much of the action took place at North Dallas High, which has one of the highest homeless student populations in North Texas. A new after-school drop-in center for those kids […]

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16 Dec
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After-school center for homeless youth hosting march, block party in Uptown

The Dallas Morning News – An after-school center for homeless youth is hosting a community march Thursday afternoon to show Uptown residents that even the wealthiest parts of town have pockets of poverty. About 2,200 students in Dallas ISD are classified as homeless, and about 100 students at North Dallas High School don’t have a […]

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10 Aug
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Dallas Teen Plays His Way Out of Homelessness, Into College

WFAA-TV Channel 8 – Yes, he loves music — but that’s not why he hauls the horn. You see, when you don’t know where you’re going to sleep, you tend to take everything with you. Davis is one of 3,000 students across Dallas that are considered homeless, according to the Church of the Incarnation. Their […]

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27 Apr
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DISD Teaches Homeless Students

DALLAS, TX – Homeless students face huge challenges. But in one Dallas school, where half the students are homeless, teachers AND pupils are overcoming the odds. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports from Arlington Park Learning Center, a “recognized” DISD school, which is just one step away from the top grade of “exemplary.” Read Full Story on […]

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25 Mar
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Devoted Coach Helps Turn Troubled Girl Into State Wrestling Champ

North Dallas High School female wrestling champ Kymber’Lynn Jackson. (credit: CBSDFW.COM) DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Robbie Owens – A year ago, Kymber’Lynn Jackson was angry, annoying — her words — and savoring bad choices. “I used to like getting in trouble,” the North Dallas High sophomore said with an incredulous laugh. “I used to like getting […]

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25 Aug
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Help Goes A Long Way For Homeless Dallas Students On First Day Of School

North Dallas High School monitor Charles Johnson (left) and senior Desmond Davis. Thanks to CJ, numerous Dallas students who’d otherwise be homeless have a place stay. Johnson has helped them for years. Photo: KERA News KERA News — Bill Zeeble — Charles Johnson, a North Dallas High monitor, has housed homeless Dallas student Desmond Davis […]

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