Teaching L.A.’s homeless

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Jayla (L) gathers her books for her weekly tutoring at the shelter where she lives with her mother Rosonia (R) in Los Angeles, California March 16, 2011. School on Wheels uses volunteers to tutor homeless children in shelters, parks, motels, and two centers. There has been a surge in the number of homeless children in Los Angeles in the last five years, due to persistent unemployment and mounting foreclosures. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson