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Begin your list of questions for Ms.Blythe here:

Do you believe that statistics dictate a child's chance for success? Do you believe that those statistics are able to be overcome?
How does helping the homeless affect the people we help? How do they emotionally and mentally respond to receiving help?
How common is it for kids who are homeless to become successful in school? Do you know anyone that is, or used to be, homeless as a kid who is very successful now?
Do you believe a homeless child will not perform as well as their peers due to statistics and stereotypes they encounter regarding people like themselves? How would you help a child overcome boundaries such as this?
Do you think that homeless children have trouble adapting to school socially? Do they tend to get involved in extra curricular activities and sports, or do you believe that their living situation can hold them back from this?
Do children suffering from homelessness have someone to go to outside of school that will support their academic endeavors or motivate them to get a high school degree? Do they see the impacts of a high school degree or is there a greater need for them to get out at 16 and get a job?
Do you believe that child homelessness has a psychological effect on children later in life? If so, how can we help aid them?
What actions do organizations take in Guilford County to help high school students who are homeless?
What are some adversities that specifically minority homeless students face in regards to getting off the streets or in finding financial and social support.
What are some ways that GHS can help prevent the increasingly homelessness in Guilford county?
What percent of Guilford County students are considered homeless?
What effects does being homeless have on a young child?
What can we do to help all the homeless in guilford county?
What has Guilford County do to help those students considered homeless? Are there any programs they can go to for financial aid?
How do homeless children that face adversities (such as physical/mental well being) financially? Is there a specific path that every child must take in order to overcome these hardships?
Do school districts have the responsibility of knowing which of its students are homeless?
What percentage of students in Guilford County are able to work their way out of homelessness?
How has this experience affected you?
How could we help prevent homelessness globally?
What can we do that will have the biggest impact on homelessness in Guilford County?
Is there a possible way we could give homeless children shelter?
What is the percentage of homeless Guilford County students in comparison to other areas in North Carolina/the country?
What are some ways students can gain more knowledge on this issue in Guilford County? Are there any organizations that bring awareness that we could advertise in school?
Many people tend to think of the homeless as living in shelters, on the streets, or under bridges, but in what other places could a legally homeless individual or family be found? For example, does a homeless person staying in a relative's household qualify as homeless despite their access to food and shelter? How has all your work with homlessne affected your life in particular, because not having a lot of experience with homelesness I don't really see it or understand it as well as one could, but if you do understand it how does it effect your every day life not just your work?
In what ways have you seen homelessness effect education? What are some ways to get a child out of poverty?
What amount of the population has been affected by homelessness in Guilford county?
Is there a certain ethnic group affected more by poverty or is it all equal?
How do economic conditions contribute to certain learning disabilities?
There is a huge statistic that majority of homeless teens will drop out and be unsuccessful in life. Do you believe that this is true?Are people who live in halfway homes considered to be homeless?