Many low-income families struggle with stable housing and frequently have to move due to foreclosures, rent increases, or other financial setbacks. Children in these families can experience lasting negative effects, especially those who are young and still developing basic learning and social skills. A joint NRC-IOM committee held a workshop in June 2009 to examine these issues, highlight patterns in current research, and discuss how to develop a support system for at-risk children.
National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2010. Student Mobility: Exploring the Impacts of Frequent Moves on Achievement: Summary of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/12853.
|2 Which Children Are Most Affected by Mobility?||9-32|
|3 Methodological Issues||33-40|
|4 Policy and Programmatic Responses||41-52|
|5 Directions for Future Research||53-62|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda and Participants||67-76|
|Appendix B: Selected Bibliography on Student Mobility||77-82|
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