California’s Homeless Students: A Growing Population

On September 10th, 2014, the California Homeless Youth Project released California’s Homeless Students: A Growing Population. This brief identifies what is known about the size of California’s homeless youth population in the educational system and provides statewide data on the numbers of homeless youth by county and legislative district. The brief concludes with recommendations for improving educational success for homeless students and suggests ways to increase state and local capacity for data collection.