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Navarre students still face homelessness

Navarre students still face homelessness

Poverty in Santa Rosa County schools has hit an all-time high and the number of homeless students this year is expected to rise. Of the 28,233 students in the county 47 percent qualify for free or reduced lunches, and last year the number of students reported homeless or unaccompanied, meaning they are without a parent […]

No heat for the cold in Navarre

No heat for the cold in Navarre

In our daily lives, we have much to be grateful for, too many things to list. So many things in fact, we rarely say we are thankful for the basics of life and move on to being grateful for the “extras” we enjoy. There are those amongst us who would just be grateful for the […]

Group effort used to battle homelessness in school district

Group effort used to battle homelessness in school district

The Santa Rosa County School District isn’t simply trying to help the homeless students in its schools. Its goal is to break the cycle and end the problem. “Our goal is to provide students the resources and support to graduate from high school and transition to college and a career,” said Dr. Karen Barber, the […]