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NYC’s Homeless Student Population Stabilized in 2018-19 After a Decade-Long Surge, Report Finds. But the Educational Crisis Cont

10.28.2019 | The 74 | The number of homeless students in New York City stabilized in 2018-19 after ballooning over the past decade — but “dismal educational outcomes” for these young people continue to constitute a crisis, according to a report released Monday from Advocates for Children of New York.

Advocates for Children of New York is “certainly glad to see that the number is flat,” policy director Randi Levine said on a call Friday. But that 1 in 10 students remains homeless, she said, underscores city and education officials’ responsibility to “pay attention to students who are homeless, and to increase resources and attention to this population.” Read article