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  • A Record 119,300 New York City Students Were Homeless Last Year

    Nov 1, 2023

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    Anna Watts

    The New York Times | The numbers are swelling as the city grapples with a housing shortage and schools face intense financial pressures. The constraints have left some crucial services for homeless students in the system, the nation’s largest, increasingly under threat.

    “The situation is becoming more dire,” leaders at Advocates for Children of New York, the nonprofit that has collected the state data for more than a decade, warned in a news release. Read article