Why Telfair Elementary has more homeless kids than any other school in LAUSD

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There are about 15,000 children in L.A.’s public schools who are homeless. At Telfair Elementary in Pacoima, a quarter of students are homeless. Many live in garages, motels, and shelters. LA Times columnist Steve Lopez has a new series about child poverty and homelessness. He and photographer Francine Orr spent two months at Telfair Elementary and the surrounding neighborhood.