Homelessness In School

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Most homelessness is based from a lack of education, substance abuse, and/or unemployment. Education is life in the modern world and without that you are basically useless. There is a major substance abuse epidemic happening around the world right now and it is causing lots of people to become homeless. Along with substance abuse, people also find themselves homeless because of the recent raise in unemployment rates. Without jobs you cannot afford to live the life you want.

In the modern world, if you are not educated you can barely even get a good paying career that suits your needs and wants. Without a college degree most people will not hire you for a career in any type of specific field like accounting work or as a specific type of engineering. If you are not in a career it is very difficult to make enough money to support a family or even yourself as a person. Without that money homelessness becomes a very real thing. “One of the consequences of youth homelessness is being forced to withdraw from school. In some cases, the contributing factors that led to a young person’s homelessness also had an impact on their school success. In other words, they were already at risk of dropping out. In other cases, school may not have been affected. However, when homelessness results in an individual having to leave their community, dropping out of school becomes an even more likely result, regardless of school performance to that point” (Aleman). Schooling at any level is hard
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