Rise in homeless students stifles Fla. town - Article Photos 1/7

ADVANCE FOR USE WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 2012 at 12:01 A.M. EDT AND THEREAFTER - In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 photo, from left, Dawn and Ronald Montgomery and their son Zach, have dinner in the motel room they share in Clermont, Fla. Here in Lake County the number of homeless students has skyrocketed, from 122 in 2005 to more than 2,600 this school year. It's the largest increase in hard hit Florida and echoes the rising numbers seen nationwide as well. (AP Photo/John Raoux)