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  • 100,000 NYC Students Were Homeless During 2020-2021 School Year, Report Finds

    Nov 10, 2021

    11.09.2021 | NBC New York | Advocates for Children and a coalition of other social service groups are calling on Mayor-elect Eric Adams to address the problem of student homelessness through measures such as hiring shelter-based staff members to help families navigate the city’s complicated education bureaucracy. 

    “No child should be homeless, but while Mayor-elect Adams’ administration makes plans to tackle New York City’s housing and homelessness crisis, they must meet the immediate, daily educational needs of students who are homeless,” Advocates for Children executive director Kim Sweet said. Watch video