Report: Homeless children struggle to stay in school

| February 23, 2015

February 20, 2015 • By Jose Soto • Scripps Howard Foundation Wire • ABC15 Arizona

WASHINGTON – The nation’s public school systems are being affected by the number of homeless children, which a report says is on the rise.

The report ranked states on how well they did at keeping children in school and their efforts to do better.

The number of homeless children rose by 56 percent, from 1.6 million in 2010, to 2.5 million 2014. The numbers are from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Category: Child Welfare, Education

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