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Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs
Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs

There is no doubt that hunger and homelessness is a reality for some California State University students, and now the school system is attempting to chart the depths of those needs. The one-year project will probe the scope of food and housing insecurity and make recommendations for how the university can support students in need. With more than 460,000 students on 23 campus, there is no firm grasp on the numbers of those lacking basic necessities and whether the problem is increasing. It is believed that the actual number of students with no permanent housing is above what is reported. "Students who experience homelessness are not required to identify themselves, and...

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