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  • Migrant students face schooling uncertainty as NYC gives families 60 days to exit shelter

    Nov 3, 2023

    The Row Hotel, where migrant families have begun receiving notifications they must find somewhere else to live around Christmas.
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    Gothamist | Under federal law, homeless students must have the option to remain in their schools if they choose to, even if they move shelters.

    But Jennifer Pringle of Advocates for Children said “this is often a right in name only.”

    “Between delays in arranging busing, a shortage of bus drivers, unreasonably long commute times, and other obstacles, parents often feel they have no choice but to uproot their children from schools they love when they move shelters,” she said. Read article