Tinesheia Howard uses the library at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill. She spent 18 months in a homeless shelter while attending Chicago's North Lawndale College Preparatory High School. She supports a proposal to create residential programs for homeless students in Chicago. (Associated Press)

Tinesheia Howard uses the library at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill. She spent 18 months in a homeless shelter while attending Chicago's North Lawndale College Preparatory High School. She supports a proposal to create residential programs for homeless students in Chicago. (Associated Press)