EDUCATION
04/11/2011 06:01 pm ET | Updated Jun 11, 2011

Monarch School, Children First Academy And Other Schools For Homeless Kids See Enrollment Hike

When Sarita Fuentes thinks of homelessness, she doesn't conjure the stereotypical image of a disheveled older man pushing a shopping cart through an urban neighborhood--she thinks of her students.

"What I see are these babies--elementary school children and their siblings," said Ms. Fuentes, the co-principal and CEO of Monarch School, a San Diego-based, public K-12 institution that exclusively serves homeless students.

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