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  • As more people get boosters than new COVID-19 vaccinations, others could soon become eligible

    Oct 22, 2021

    10.21.2021 | CNN | Although children have not had the highest rates of infection, they have faced many of the pandemic’s impacts. And for children without homes, there have been even more barriers. Attendance rates of homeless students in NYC public schools have dropped significantly amid the pandemic, according to a study released this week by the Advocates for Children of New York. 

    “If we want to break the cycle of family homelessness, the city must address barriers to attendance for students in shelter,” Jennifer Pringle, Director of Advocates for Children’s Learners in Temporary Housing project said. “Fortunately, the DOE is in a position to tackle barriers to attendance for students in shelters with the tens of millions of dollars in federal American Rescue Plan Act — Homeless funds it is poised to receive.” Read article