Heavan Oville, 8, center, reads a passage for a writing assignment at Howe Avenue Elementary School last week. Housing and job insecurity have meant an unstable population of students moving in or out of the school daily. Parents with multiple jobs often have trouble getting their kids to school, making attendance spotty.
Heavan Oville, 8, center, reads a passage for a writing assignment at Howe Avenue Elementary School last week. Housing and job insecurity have meant an unstable population of students moving in or out of the school daily. Parents with multiple jobs often have trouble getting their kids to school, making attendance spotty. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Heavan Oville, 8, center, reads a passage for a writing assignment at Howe Avenue Elementary School last week. Housing and job insecurity have meant an unstable population of students moving in or out of the school daily. Parents with multiple jobs often have trouble getting their kids to school, making attendance spotty. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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