National Center on Homeless Education Releases Report
5,665 homeless students in NJ
In NJ 5.665 homeless students were counted. This is a drop of 28% since 2009 when 7,890 were counted.
Other key findings included that:
- Most (72%) of the identified students resided in doubled up housing situations;
- Nearly one-fifth (18%) resided in shelter programs;
- Over 50,000 children were identified as living without any shelter at all; and
- 55,000 of the children identified were unaccompanied by parents or guardians.
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