Homeless In Mount Vernon | Mt Vernon, Washington | KUOW News
Mount Vernon is a town on I–5 between Seattle and Bellingham.
Ann Klitzke–Nelson: “Our economy has shifted. And I think that families have been significantly impacted by that.”
That’s Ann Klitzke–Nelson. She’s a counselor at Madison Elementary in Mount Vernon, Washington. She says the economy is one reason the number of homeless children there quadrupled during the recession. Federal law says the school district has to identify those kids and give them extra help.