School systems across the state are seeing more students come through their doors without basic necessities, according to new report from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office of Research and Education Accountability.
The Homeless Students in Tennessee Public Schools report shows startling numbers of students classified as homeless.
In our viewing area, two school systems stood out as having especially high numbers of homeless students.
Cumberland County reported 696 homeless students in the 2010- 2011 school year. Hamblen County reported 649.