In 2013, nearly 2.5 million children in the United States experienced homelessness, marking an eight percent rise over the 2.3 million who experienced homelessness in 2012. The nearly 2.5 million homeless children in 2013 translates to a rate of one out of every 30 U.S. children. Over that same time period, the rate for child homelessness increased in 31 states and the District of Columbia, including a 10% or greater increase in 13 states and the District of Columbia. These numbers mark a historic high for the number of homeless children in the U.S., and . . .