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  • One In 10 NYC Students Still Homeless As Crisis Persists

    Nov 4, 2019

    10.28.2019 | Patch | The “stubbornly high” total reflects a more than 70 percent increase in student homelessness over the last decade even though the school system’s homeless population shrank by about 600 kids compared to the prior year, says Advocates for Children of New York, the nonprofit that runs the center.

    “This problem is immense,” Kim Sweet, Advocates for Children’s executive director, said in a statement. “… The city won’t be able to break the cycle of homelessness until we address the dismal educational outcomes for students who are homeless.” Read article