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O, Give Me A Home: Kids, Stability, & Education
  • Andrée Tremoulet, Portland State University
  • Elizabeth Mylott, Portland State University
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  • Homelessness -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Housing instability -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Homelessness -- Government policy -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Homeless students -- Oregon -- Statistics
Examines the state of homelessness in Oregon, with special focus on special needs for homeless students. Looks at factors affecting housing instability, student stability rates, and what schools should do to best serve homeless students. Calls for a re-examination of homeless stereotypes, in light of the fact that one third of the homeless in Oregon are children.

Originally appeared in the Summer 2007 edition of Metroscape, published by the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University.

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Tremoulet, Andrée; Mylott, Elizabeth, "Oh, give me a home" (2007 Metroscape, Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University)