OUR HOMELESS SCHOOLKIDS: 20,000 Bay Area Children Have No Home To Go To After Class, A Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story SeriesThe only shelter they can call their own is their desk. They live in their family's car, or in shelters, or camped out in cold, wet tents, as they try to study, write reports, and pull themselves up. This is their multi-part story, in a Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story series.
Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless KidsMore than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.
10-Year-Old Homeless San Francisco Schoolgirl Struggles To Keep Her SecretBeing a kid at school is hard enough without having to worry about where you and your family will sleep that night. So imagine juggling homework and peer pressure while living in a shelter, on the street, or in someone's spare room—but that's the reality for many children across the state.
Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time HighDespite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.