KPTV Channel 12 story on youth homelessness in Beaverton and HomePlate Youth Services

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Beaverton School District sees the highest number of homeless teens

BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) - The Beaverton School District has the highest number of homeless students in the state. That's according to a Department of Education reports.

Information that's shining a light on the issue of teen homelessness in the suburbs.

The ODE said 1,522 students within the Beaverton School District are homeless. To put that into perspective, that's the equivalent of nearly the entire student body at Southridge High school.