When Kavon's mother died, his great aunt Mrs. Quattlebaum wanted to keep him in the family. Mrs. Quattlebaum called our helpline for help. She also was concerned that his DC middle school seemed to have given up on him. Kavon had made it to seventh grade without learning to read and had difficulty talking, yet the school refused to let Ms. Quattlebaum send an education expert into his classroom to help her figure out why he wasn’t making progress.
Learn how Children's Law Center helped Kavon stay with his great aunt and get back on track in school. Now that he is settled, Kavon has big plans for the future.