Report: Florida Student Homelessness Continues To Rise

“Student homelessness in Florida has almost tripled in the last decade to about 96,000 in the 2017-18 school year. Those experiencing homelessness score lower on statewide assessments and have a lower high school graduation rate compared to students who are economically disadvantaged but have a place to live. According to a report by Miami Homes for All and the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at the University of Florida, the lack of affordable housing is one of the main causes of student homelessness.”

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