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  • NYC Education Dept.’s newly-created division to support kids in foster care still hasn’t hired any staffers

    Mar 21, 2022

    03.21.2022 | NY Daily News | Four months later, the division has yet to hire a single staffer — and advocates are urging the city to pick up the pace. 

    “Students in foster care have waited far too long for much-needed supports from the DOE,” said Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children of New York. “A small team of DOE staff could make a huge difference for these 7,000 students, and the Adams administration should ensure that meeting their needs is not put on hold.” Read article