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Homeless Office cuts, Wraparound Services shift and Sunrise skepticism — what is Houston ISD doing for unhoused families?

Posted on · In Houston ISD, a program intended to meet the basic needs of students is shifting focus from food access to truancy and dropout prevention. The changes come on the heels of a major reduction in the size of HISD’s Homeless Services Office, from 40 workers to 12. Even with a $12 million investment in the new Sunrise Center initiative, some community members worry that HISD is on the wrong path. 

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