High School? College? Can You Get There From Here, If Your ‘Here’ is Homelessness?

Back to School photo by Phil Roeder is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Back to school: celebration for some, an uphill struggle for the homeless.

America! That mythical land of equal opportunity. When opportunity is equal, if you aren’t succeeding then you just aren’t trying, or so some would have the rest of us believe.

What is it like to get an education, when everyone around you has a home? As a homeless person, is your opportunity equal?

A recent Florida study spells out in detail some of the obstacles that homeless school children face as they struggle to keep up with the others. Read more in Florida Politics: Report details plight of Florida’s homeless youth