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Total Number of Homeless Students in W.Va. Rises to Over 10K

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The total number of homeless public school students in West Virginia has increased by nearly 1,000 students since the 2017-18 school year. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports state Department of Education data for the 2018-19 school year says there are now about 10,500 homeless students across the state. Homeless students are those… Read More

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“They Are Invisible.” Rural Homelessness, Made Worse By Opioid Crisis

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Charles “Country” Bowers takes long, quick strides down a worn dirt path and is soon in front of a thicket of bushes made deep and tall by spring rains. He’s leading me on a tour of camps made by homeless people in wooded corners of Fayette County, Kentucky. He stops and lifts a hand to… Read More