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  • Summer school bus service expands for homeless students and those with disabilities — but don’t count on a bus ride home

    Jun 24, 2021

    06.23.2021 | Chalkbeat NY | “We are encouraged that the [education department] expanded the number of students who are eligible for bus service for the instructional part of the day,” said Randi Levine, policy director at Advocates for Children, which has raised concerns about the busing policies. But “if you’re forcing students with disabilities or students who live in shelter to leave hours before their peers, you’re not running an inclusive program.” 

    Levine said that if the city can’t offer bus service at the end of the day, they should pay for a car service. Read article