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  • NYC’s homeless student population increased last school year despite enrollment drop: data

    Oct 26, 2022

    10.26.2022 | NY Daily News | The data, compiled by Advocates for Children of New York, shows that about 104,000 students across the city’s public school system suffered from homelessness in the last school year, which stretched from September 2021 through June 2022. That’s a 3.3% uptick as compared to the 2020- 2021 school year, when 101,000 students were identified as homeless by the advocacy group.

    “If these 100,000 children made up their own school district, it would be a district larger than 99.5% of all other districts nationwide,” said Kim Sweet, AFC’s executive director. Read article