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  • In Final $98.7 Billion Budget, De Blasio Places Priority On Schools And Recovery

    Jul 6, 2021

    06.30.2021 | Gothamist | “While the final budget includes some important education investments, it falls far short of meeting the needs of the students we work with every day,” said Randi Levine, policy director at Advocates for Children. “The DOE is getting $7 billion in COVID-19 relief funding and there’s not yet any new funding targeted to programs for English Language Learners, students who are homeless, or students in foster care – all of whom were hit particularly hard by the pandemic and need specialized support.” Read article