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$35K in funding for homeless EPS students announced

Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony Almeida-Barros announced $35,000 in new funding to assist the Everett Public Schools (EPS), homeless students, this school year.

The money will help reduce truancy, assist with food, and case management, and improve graduation rates, as part of the EPS Student Homeless Assistance Program initiated by Almeida-Barros. To date, this one-of-a-kind program in a public high school has brought nearly $100,000 in funding to EPS since its inception.

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