nicholas dent

Nickolaus Dent, 13, is his mother's primary caregiver. She has HIV and her health has declined in recent years.

*The only thing we consider when we think of the nation’s school drop-out rate is a failing education system.

But there’s a larger story in the lives of these students. A lot of them have responsibilities that far exceed the importance of an education…their parents.

An epidemic happening throughout the U.S. has been silently claiming the educational lives of its students. A lot of students go home every day and care for a parent. (more…)