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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. Student Mobility: Exploring the Impact of Frequent Moves on Achievement: Summary of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.
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