James Mouser graduated from high school in June at age 20, and his struggle to earn his diploma illustrates the difficulties faced by more than 30,000 homeless students in Kentucky, which has the nations highest rate of student homelessness.
Homeless families in Lexington have few options for shelter, most of them requiring a family to split up: men at one shelter, children at another. Lexington lags behind other cities in its programs for homeless families.
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