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Pennsylvania sees rise in homeless students

Education
Housing & Homelessness
Poverty & Family Economics

Pittsburgh Post-Gazettte

By Mary Niederberger

The number of homeless students attending public school in Pennsylvania increased by 18 percent between the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years — an increase more than double the national average of 8 percent, according to statistics reported by the U.S. Department of Education.

And while that one-year increase seems dramatic, even more troubling is the 94 percent increase in homeless students in the state since the start of the economic recession in the 2007-08 school year…

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