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Metro High Schools and Shelters

The four maps below illustrate the distance that emergency shelters licensed to accommodate minors (green balloons) are from local high schools (red pins) within each quadrant of the Twin Cities Metro Area: South West Metro (South of I-94/394 and West ofI-35W): North West Metro (North of I-94/394 and West of the I-35W): South East Metro

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Immediate Transportation

At the onset of many incidents of homelessness, the immediate places that are found for students to stay are outside the their school system’s transportation zones and are often impractical for student commutes using public transportation. As a result, students typically miss several days of school until their school district is able to arrange special

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