01/23/2011 04:23 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'School On Wheels' Reaches Homeless Children

"I think most of her childhood has been spent in homeless shelters," Jackie Romo said of Ashley, the 11-year-old she tutors. Ashley is one of the 1.6 million children in the U.S. who spend time homeless each year.

Jackie learned of the child homelessness plight when she came across School on Wheels, a southern California organization that provides one-on-one tutoring for kids who live in shelters, motels, group foster homes and on the streets.

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