Homelessness exploding in suburban Indiana schools

Monday, June 23, 2014

More than once during his four years in high school, 19-year-old Danny Murray was certain graduation day would never come for him.

His family moved a lot while he was growing up. He changed schools just about every year, but the low point came last fall at the start of his senior year.

For a few harrowing months, the Center Grove student didn't care about classes or grades. Murray was in need of a human basic — shelter.

His predicament was not unique; homelessness in school districts across Indiana is on the rise.

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