Ky. child homelessness rate among the...

Ky. child homelessness rate among the highest in nation

There are 4 comments on the The Courier-Journal story from Mar 11, 2009, titled Ky. child homelessness rate among the highest in nation. In it, The Courier-Journal reports that:

Kentucky ranks near the bottom in a new study of homeless children, while Indiana falls in the middle.

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marecia

Evansville, IN

#1 Mar 13, 2009
i think it is a crying shame that any child is homeless! i don,t have an answer to the problem, but i do know that praying is one solution!!!!!!!!!!111
not all are homeless

Glasgow, KY

#2 Mar 13, 2009
they count as homeless people living with another family, or a family member of their own, they aren't all 'homeless', meaning without a home to live in as in living on the streets. Some of those 'homeless' live in homes, have food, water, shelter, warmth. They count them 'homeless' even though they live with other people(maybe they live with grandma, or family friends), not in their very own home. Which is ridiculous, it skews the actual numbers, and we don't see exactly how many kids really are living on the street.
mamaofthree

Vanceburg, KY

#3 Mar 14, 2009
The drug rate goes up and so does the number of parents that doesn't give a damn about there kids. Thats a crying shame. Eventually the kids will no that its not them that missed out.
foster dad

Cynthiana, KY

#4 Apr 21, 2009
I want to make a difference and have a family of our own. That could take a few children off the list.

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