image credit: Unsplash

Number of Homeless Students Rises to New High, Report Says

February 3, 2020

Via: NY Times

Some children lost a stable home when a parent succumbed to opioid addiction. Others were forced to stay in hotels after hurricanes or fires destroyed their homes. Still others fled abuse or neglect.

More than 1.5 million public school students nationwide said they were homeless at some point during the 2017-18 school year, the most recent data available, according to a report from the National Center for Homeless Education released last week.

Read More on NY Times