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Local student homelessness rate rises

Mark Redmond, superintendent of the Malheur Education Service District, which helps homeless students across Malheur County (The Enterprise/Carolyn Agrimis)

VALE – The number of school students in Malheur County considered homeless continues to rise as school officials do what they can to help.

State records show that in the 2016-17 school year, 318 students from kindergarten to high school locally were classified as homeless.

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