According to a new report, Jackson County continues to have one of the highest rates of homeless students in the state. The Oregon Department of Education says that the Medford School District had the third-highest rate in the state, with 1,235 homeless students. Only Portland and Beaverton had more. The number of homeless students in Medford has dropped 8 percent from last year. However, the number of homeless students statewide has doubled over the past ten years.
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