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Nadia Prupis – Recession Continues for Record Number of Homeless Students

The number of homeless children attending public schools in the U.S. has doubled since before the 2008 recession, reaching a record national total of 1.36 million in the 2013-2014 school year, according to new federal statistics released Monday.

As the so-called recovery continues to bypass millions of Americans, the new data helps shed light on some of the challenges and expectations that fall on families of homeless children, as well as the schools and teachers who work in low-income areas.

The Washington Post reports:

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