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  • NYC Education Dept. scrambles to enroll influx of migrant kids as school year approaches

    Aug 16, 2022

    08.11.2022 | NY Daily News | “You have this influx of families and at most [shelter] sites, there’s no one from the Department of Education there to help them with enrollment,” said Jennifer Pringle, a project director at Advocates for Children. 

    “It’s not fair to families or schools to have this rush of kids enrolling in programs where there’s not sufficient supports available to only to have kids transfer a few weeks later,” Pringle said. “No one wants that.” Read article