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California schools see big jump in homeless students

Original post made on Oct 22, 2020

California's escalating cost of living has led to a 48% surge in the state's homeless student population over the past decade, according to new research released Tuesday by researchers at UCLA.

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Posted by Native to the BAY
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 22, 2020 at 7:10 pm

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Not one post yet? My child casually mentioned the students he interacts w on distance learning who are zooming from outside their RV’s along the ECR. Tragic. Every child deserves not only a roof over their head but a good, strong one w/out water leaks, rats, and enough square footage to call Home. Yes with modern day amenities, parking, storage for bikes and holiday/seasonal gear storage / closet space/ wash/dryer / heat/air close to shopping parks and not sitting on Alma, San Antonio or the Bayshore. The above is far from luxury and is simply, decent — we must stop treating the poor like numbers and shame filled charity. Oak Court is an exemplary sample of what can be realized.

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