We should never make the mistake of thinking that what's in official reports about Extension (or anything else, for that matter) is the whole story. Or sometimes even the real story. And that we should never confuse official reports, mission statements, theories, lists of goals and objectives, and the like with actual practice.
Every minute in America, 1 kid will run away. Every day, 13 of those same kids will die on our streets. At this very moment, almost 2 million kids are living on our streets and of those 2 million, 650,000 of them are under the age of 15. These statistics are staggering but what's more shocking is the number of Americans who are unaware of this crisis.