Air Jordan 10s an increase of more than 400 minors from the previous year
Close to 1,500 homeless students reside in the county
Fifteen students out of 8,479 students in the West Linn Wilsonville School District were homeless during the 2011 12 school year, according to reports from the Oregon Department of Education. A total of 1,492 homeless students were counted in Clackamas County during the same time period.
Twenty six students out of 8,422 students in the school district were homeless during the 2010 11 school year. While the number of homeless students appears to be trending down, Deputy Superintendent Jane Stickney said the fluctuation in numbers could be attributed to just one family.
certainly isn appropriate to claim there is a trend, Stickney said, noting that the number of homeless students remains static each year.
Stickney said the 15 homeless students fall into various categories. Some reside in shelters, others in motels. Some students are minors who have been abandoned by or ran away from caretakers.
of our schools are alert to students who register as homeless or are entering a homeless situation at some point, she said. try to wrap our arms around any child and family who needs help.
According to ODE, homelessness is defined as children and youth who a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. A homeless family could live in an emergency shelter or transitional housing unit, share housing with others due to loss Air Jordan 10s of housing or economic hardship, reside in motels or live in tents or trailers for lack of alternative, adequate housing.
Unaccompanied minors who have been abandoned by their parents or who have run away from home are also eligible for educational rights and services as homeless students. Department of Education. To protect student confidentiality, individual students are not identified in the data collection.
Stickney said the school district priority is to ensure students are able to not only attend, but succeed in school regardless of their living situation. Administrators and school counselors help homeless students gain access to transportation, free meals at school and instructional support.
main role is making sure that their education continues during their time of need, she added. is one condition that can affect a child ability to get to school regularly, to be properly nourished, to have support with their homework and access to field trips and Air Jordan 3s extracurricular activities.
Statewide, 20,370 students in Oregon K 12 public schools lived in a homeless Air Jordan 2010 situation at some point during the Air Jordan 15s 2011 12 school year. This is down slightly from the 20,545 reported in the previous school year.
Only 40 of Oregon 197 school districts reported zero homeless students during the 2011 12 school year. Oregon school districts with the largest numbers of homeless students for the 2011 12 school year include:
Medford Homeless students represent 9.7 percent of student enrollment.
Reynolds Homeless students represent 8.9 percent of student enrollment.
Bend LaPine Homeless students represent 4.6 percent of student enrollment.
numbers are a sobering reminder of the very real impact our economic situation is having on our students and families. It is also a reminder of how essential our support services are, said state Deputy Superintendent Rob Saxton.
The majority of homeless students in 2011 12 resided in shared housing (16,151 students) and in shelters (2,533 students).
As in past years, there were more homeless students enrolled in 12th grade than any other grade level. The number of unaccompanied homeless minors who have been abandoned by their parents or who have run away from home also continues to rise.
In 2011 12, there were 3,913 identified unaccompanied minors, an increase of more than 400 minors from the previous year.
affects all of us, Saxton said. recent recession hit Air Jordan 13s many of our families hard, and far too many of our students don have the security of a permanent home or a reliable next meal.
The act requires that every district designate a homeless liaison to identify and provide services to homeless students and to contribute to the annual data collection on preschool through grade 12 public school enrolled homeless children and youth.