Local Features
11:56 am
Thu October 22, 2009

Newport's homeless students

Newport, R.I. – Newport may be known as a tourist destination - for its large mansions and yachts. But it's also home to a large working class population. And like many cities, to a growing number of homeless. That poses a big challenge for the city's schools, which last year saw a significant increase in one of its neediest populations: homeless children. WRNI's education reporter Elisabeth Harrison visited an elementary school to assess the challenge.