Homeless Student Surge

This three-part series told the story of a few of San Diego Unified’s homeless students and the staff who serve them on KPBS Radio and Evening Edition. A full collection of Kyla’s work at KPBS is available here.

Without Family To Lean On, One San Diego Student Is Determined To Thrive


Courtney Medlin, 16, travels an hour-and-a-half to Scripps Ranch High School each morning. She was determined to stay after leaving her family for a group home.

Prodding Like A Parent For 30 Of San Diego’s Most Vulnerable Students

David_R_1_tx700About a dozen San Diego Unified staff support the district’s 3,500 homeless students.

Homeless Students Find Welcoming Community In Sherman Heights


Sherman Elementary is making gains while serving a large number of homeless students. This story is part three of a series on San Diego Unified’s growing homeless student population.