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High percentage of college students face hunger, report says

02.12.2020 | SI Live | A report from October identified more than 2,500 Staten Island students in elementary, middle and high schools who are, or have been, homeless. The New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students, a project of Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), released the data of students who experienced homelessness in New York State and New York City during the 2018-2019 school year.

According to the report, Island public and charter schools enrolled 2,558 homeless students in the 2018-2019 school year. That’s 2.24% of the total number of homeless students in schools across the five boroughs. Read article