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Cliburn, E. (2019, October 1). Westran teachers, staff participate in poverty simulation. Retrieved October 2, 2019.

Some Missouri teachers learned what it’s like to live in poverty and make difficult decisions that can result in homelessness through to a simulation led by the Northeast Community Action Center. Participants said the experience — which included payday loans and evictions — helped them understand their students’ situations and gave them ideas for offering help and resources.