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Homelessness: our common burden

Is homelessness in our community, in La Conner, Skagit County, the state of Washington and throughout the United States intractable? County school superintendents and their staff agreed that is what they, and we, face every day, whether at school or on a street corner.

At the August 19 forum on homelessness and its impact on children and schools organized by Skagit County’s League of Women Voters and the chapter of School Retirees of Skagit-San Juan-Island Counties, 110 people gathered to consider how county school districts are managing. The answer is the best they can, but they don’t have th...


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