By Devin Sanchez
The Permian Basin is more often recognized for it's booming economy and rising population, but another number is on the rise; homeless students.
"I think it's the lack of affordable housing," Caroline McLelland, Social Worker for Ector County ISD, said.
Dolores Cano, with Midland ISD, shared McLelland's sentiment.
"If the oil boom continues, we'll have even more," she said.