A leading advocate for homeless rights in Congress says the federal government must do a better job helping schools identify and assist students who are experiencing housing instability, a serious barrier to graduation for many youth. U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s comments come in the wake of a Center for Public Integrity analysis of federal education […]
Author Archives: Amy DiPierro
Amy DiPierro is a data journalist at the Center for Public Integrity. She previously reported for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif. and BusinessDen in Denver, Colo. She is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Stanford University, where she was a Knight-Hennessy Scholar and a fellow at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation. She was a contributor to the project “Nowhere to go”, which was honored with a Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists.