As teachers across Macomb County compute final grades for the 2011-12 school year, the Macomb Intermediate School District is considering the implications of a much different calculation, namely, the now record number of homeless students in the county.

At the end of 2011, 665 homeless students were identified and assisted by the MISD--a then 41 percent increase over the previous year.

However, as of June 14, the close of the 2011-12 academic year, the MISD had identified 1,126 homeless students who will need assistance for fall 2012.

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