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Hamilton Teacher Draws On Own Childhood Experience To Educate Students On Homelessness | Hamilton , NJ.com

HAMILTON, Julie Smith, a kindergarten teacher at Langtree Elementary School, who has written a book about homelessness. She is now teaching her students about homelessness and organized a clothing drive for HomeFront and the school is decorated with student-made artwork with the theme “Hearts for Homeless.”

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Students Left Homeless Due To Rising Tuition, Rough Economic Time | Davis , California | The California Aggie

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA — With rising tuition costs, students are facing tough financial decisions in order to maintain a UC education. For some students, the rising cost of tuition can even mean forgoing housing and daily meals in order to study at UC Davis.

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More Homeless Students Than Ever In Michigan | Grand Rapids , Michigan | WZZM 13 ABC News

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — The number of homeless students in Michigan’s schools has jumped more than 300% in the last four years, according to the Michigan Department of Education.

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Nearly 100 Homeless Seniors Set To Graduate | Bartow , Florida | The Ledger

BARTOW, FLORIDA — With graduation dates fast approaching, officials with Polk County Schools have launched their annual effort to raise funds and materials for the district’s homeless seniors set to graduate.

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Number Of Homeless Students Higher In Some Rural Districts | Farmer City , Illinois | Pantagraph

FARMER CITY, ILLINOIS — “Terry is one of 28 considered homeless in Blue Ridge so far this school year — 3.6 percent of the district’s enrollment of 780. Ridgeview, with fewer than 600 students, has about 37 homeless students, or 6.1 percent — compared to 48 homeless students or less than a half-percent in much larger McLean County Unit 5 with 13,314 students. In Bloomington District 87, where the Home Sweet Home Ministries and Safe Harbor homeless shelters are located, 85 students were homeless from the start of the school year to mid-January, which is 1.5 percent of its 5,600 students.”

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College Students Spend Spring Break Helping Homeless | San Antonio , Texas | KSAT

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — Fourteen co-eds in majors ranging from biology and criminal science to sociology and kinesiology are spending all week washing windows, folding laundry and picking up litter at the six-acre complex for the homeless that is operated by the city of San Antonio and SAMMinistries.

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Rise In Homeless Students Stifles Florida Town | Clermont , Florida | NewsOK

CLERMONT, FLORIDA — Here in Lake County the number of homeless students has skyrocketed, from 122 in 2005 to more than 2,600 this school year. It’s the largest increase in hard hit Florida and echoes the rising numbers seen nationwide as well. Some of those children are living with their parents in a friend’s or relative’s house. Others are in shelters or motels like Zach. Some with nowhere else to turn take refuge in the woods.

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Special Report: Homeless Students | Lansing , Michigan | WILX NEWS 10 NBC

LANSING, MICHIGAN — Success is not easy to reach and life’s obstacles can stand in the way, yet there are those who keep on trying no matter what.

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Poverty, Homelessness Rising Sharply Among Florida Students | Florida | Miami Herald

FLORIDA — “I think that we are growing a Third World in our own back yard,” said Ellen L. Bassuk, founder and president of the National Center on Family Homelessness, an advocacy and research organization in Needham, Mass. “We look at developing countries, but we don’t look at our own country.”

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Washington Township Students Collect Jeans For Homeless Youth | Washington Township , New Jersey | NJ

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY — “When asked, homeless kids often say that one pair of jeans would make them feel normal and like everyone else. This was a worthwhile project that our students eagerly embraced. The response was overwhelming…”

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