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  • Some Low-Income Students Without Buses Have Issues With Car Service Program

    Feb 15, 2013

    02.14.2013 | NY1 | The DOE said that 2,300 students are signed up for the voucher program, but advocates said that many, like Adrian, struggle to actually use it. “There are a lot of problems,” said Maggie Moroff of Advocates for Children. “First, they have to find a car service that will take their child.” Few companies signed up. But when NY1 called each one to see if they could take a child to school the most common answer was no…. Adrian missed a month of class before Advocates for Children helped him get on a new school bus route. It’s a 90-minute ride, but at least he knows he’ll get there. Read article