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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Student Homelessness: Lessons from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

Type new
Paper/Research Report
Year published new

"SchoolHouse Connection analyzed demographic and risk factor data from the 2019 YRBS in 27 states (AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, HI, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MT, NH, NM, NC, ND, PA, RI, SC, SD, VT, VA, WI), comparing high school students experiencing homelessness and those not experiencing homelessness, including data on Native American students experiencing homelessness, and students experiencing homelessness who identify as transgender. This series shares the results of this analysis, tangible action steps that schools can take, and resources to promote safety and health for students experiencing homelessness. Ten subject areas are presented: Part I: Prevalence, Identification, and Action Steps for Schools ; Part II: Racial and Ethnic Equity: Disproportionality and Action Steps for Schools ; Part III: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equity: Disproportionality and Action Steps for Schools ; Part IV: Vulnerability of Different Homeless Situations; Part V: Missing School Due to Safety Concerns ; Part VI: Suicide and Mental Health ; Part VII: Bullying ; Part VIII: Dating Violence ; Part IX: Rape and Sexual Assault; Part X: Pregnancy Rates of High School Students Experiencing Homelessness.

Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue