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  • Court: New York City Must Give All Homeless Shelters Wi-Fi

    Apr 13, 2021

    04.12.2021 | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange | Despite progress in getting Wi-Fi in homeless shelters, many students remain disconnected from remote classrooms for several other, sometimes, unclear reasons, said Jennifer Pringle, director of the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students. She said most family shelters did not have Wi-Fi prior to the pandemic. 

    “There is a large number of students who are currently identified as homeless who have either not connected with school or not regularly connected with school,” Pringle said. “A lot of outreach needs to be done to re-engage students.” Read article