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Report Shows 1 In 10 New York City Students Was Homeless Last School Year

10.28.2019 | CBS New York | According to a new report by Advocates for Children of New York, more than 114,000 students in the city were homeless last school year, a number that has increased more than 70% in the last decade. The report was generated from information submitted to the state education department.

“If the students who were homeless in New York City made up their own school district, it would be one of the 30 largest school districts in the nation,” said Randi Levine, policy director of Advocates for Children of New York. “It’s double the size of the entire Boston public school system.” Read article