Homeless Student Numbers On The Rise | 8-29-11
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The national number of homeless students is closing in on a million. Locally, the Monroe City School System has seen homeless student counts jump over the past three years. Some experts believe the economic recession has given rise to the statistic. As a new school year begins, homeless students prepare to cope with education. KEDM's John Hughes reports from the Southern Education Desk.