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More than 21,000 Queens students were homeless last school year, report finds

12.03.2020 | Queens Daily Eagle | AFC urged the city to establish universal WiFi in homeless shelters, to distribute web-enabled devices like iPads to every student in need and to enable students to run to school buildings — something elementary school kids can do next week. 

“Learning from home is much harder when you don’t have a permanent home,” said Kim Sweet. “The city must ensure that every student who is homeless has the technology and support they need during this period of remote and hybrid learning.”  Read article