published Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Nearly 20,000 children in Tennessee are homeless, study reports

A new report ranks Tennessee 39th among the states for child homelessness.

The America's Youngest Outcasts 2010 report examined extent of child homelessness, risk for homelessness, child wellbeing and state policy and planning.

The National Center on Family Homelessness released the report Tuesday. Vermont was the top-ranked state and Alabama ranked 50th, last in the survey.

Continue reading at the Tennessean.

10
Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
onetinsoldier said...

Repugnants don't care, this is a sign of their success. The more that suffer, the less taxes they pay. They would have any child starve to feed their greed. What is a sad story for most is a joy for the greedy idealogues on the rightwing.

December 13, 2011 at 10:16 a.m.
conservative said...

Well, I went to the link, no story or details, just headlines. Some unhinged, foaming at the mouth lieberal might jump to conclusions and blame Conservatives for the failure of other lieberals in taking care of their children.

December 13, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.
librul said...

And Tiny Tim asked Conservathug: "Please Sir, may I have some more?"

Wonder what he will say when the ghosts come calling and he realizes they aren't ghosts at all.

December 13, 2011 at 12:14 p.m.

Yet we feed all the homeless starving children in 3rd world countries ?? You have to take care of your own home first!!

December 13, 2011 at 12:25 p.m.
nowfedup said...

Simply astounding at some of posts viciousness and hate, seems the HS dropouts should prefer to better their lives then post such rubbish in hopes someone might finally notice them and their pathetic hate filled, failed existences. Past time the "richest nation on earth" find a way to rebuild itself, end the hate, fear, panic and divisions, that is devouring this once great nation.

December 13, 2011 at 2:20 p.m.
adolphochs said...

Is there a definition of homelessness included in the article? For purposes of these studies, it isn't necessarily defined as without housing.

December 13, 2011 at 4:08 p.m.
SavartiTN said...

So, adolphochs, that makes it all better...not "necessarily defined as without housing?"

December 13, 2011 at 8:25 p.m.
holdout said...

Yes it is the fault of the republicans. If only we had a democrat president and congress for a couple of years it would have gotten better already. Wait..what..we did and it got worse? Could it possible be that neither party is the answer?

December 15, 2011 at 8:58 a.m.
Rtazmann said...

WELL WE HAVE A STUDY NOW IN PLACE,,,,,,WHAT IS THE NEXT THING TO BE DONE??

January 12, 2012 at 1:52 a.m.
please login to post a comment

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.