In NJ, 10,303 homeless students in 2013-2014 – a 19% increase over the prior year and four counties reported Over 1,000 Homeless Students.
In New Jersey, there were, 10,303 homeless students in 2013-2014 – an alarming 19% increase over the prior year an and all time record.
While college is already a huge transition for young adults, 58,000 college students face an entirely different hardship — homelessness.
Over the 2012-2013 school year, 1.3 million school children experienced homelessness as defined by the Department of Education (DOE).
The paper provides an overview of the DeKalb Kids Home Collaborative, an example of a successful partnership forged between homeless service providers, the school system, and an employment service provider.