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  • NYC students in foster care need dedicated office and guaranteed busing, advocates say

    Jun 3, 2021

    06.01.2021 | Chalkbeat NY | Three dozen advocacy and child welfare organizations are asking Mayor Bill de Blasio to pump $6.5 million into support and services for students in foster care, in time for next school year. 

    The organizations want two things: a new office within the education department to create policy and provide support for the nearly 5,900 city students in foster care and guaranteed busing for students in foster care who need it. Read article