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Homeless Family’s Story Inspires Teachers To Raise Money | Glen Burnie , Maryland | ABC 2 News Baltimore Maryland

GLEN BURNIE, MARYLAND — At any school at the end of any day, the parking lot stages a finely choreographed dance of cars and moms and heading home, but for Demarco, Shaheem and Tyrone their journey home is a complicated two-step.

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Fighting Homelessness, One Person At A Time | Baltimore , Maryland | ABC 2 News

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — “When you’re homeless. it’s extremely hard to get out,” he said. “And I’m determined to end homelessness forever.” A 2007 graduate of Georgetown, Bjonerud took a job in banking and moved to Baltimore. But in 2008, he set off on a new mission far away from his suit and tie high rise career. To meet homelessness head on, he chose to live among West Baltimore’s most destitute for a year.

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Montgomery County Grapples With Chronic Homelessness | Bethesda , Maryland | Washington Post

BETHESDA, MARYLAND — On the streets of Bethesda, the hard-core homeless live mostly in the shadows. Many of them steer clear of the main thoroughfares. Few venture into shelters. But amid a downturn that has cut social-services spending and forced officials to make the most of government funds, Montgomery County says it is focusing more of its homelessness efforts on the people with some of the most complicated needs.

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State’s Student Homeless Population Doubles | Baltimore , Maryland | Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Ryan’s experience is becoming increasingly common. The number of homeless students in Maryland has more than doubled in the past five years, rising from 6,721 to 14,117 last school year, according to the Maryland State Department of Education.

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Number Of Homeless Students Soaring In Baltimore Co. | Baltimore, Maryland | WBALTV

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Baltimore County school administrators are reaching into shelters, local motels and the homes of temporary care givers in an effort to reach and teach the county’s homeless students. “We want to make sure they have support. We have tutoring programs to provide extra educational support for them in the homeless shelters, and we just moved that program out into the school for some of the homeless students,” said pupil personnel worker Carl Love.

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