Illuminating Journalism from American Public Media
Chris Julin has made public radio audio stories since the days of typewriters and cassette tapes. He's been a reporter, producer and editor at Minnesota Public Radio and several other public radio stations, large and small. In recent years, he's worked as a writer, producer and editor on a number of podcasts and he's edited and produced radio documentaries. Projects Chris has worked on have won a variety of awards, including the Edward R. Murrow and the Peabody. He's also a college journalism instructor.
Moving a lot is hard on school kids. And millions of children in the United States have unstable housing. A growing body of research finds that repeatedly uprooted children are more likely to struggle in school and more likely to drop out. But there are ways to help them succeed.
They sleep in cars, motels and relatives' houses, and they're more likely to drop out of school and spend their lives in poverty. Due to the lack of affordable housing, the U.S. has more of these children than ever before.