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Report: 1 in 10 New York City public school students are homeless

12.03.2020 | WCBS 880 | “If students who are homeless in New York City comprised their own school district, it would be one of the 30 largest school districts in the entire nation,” says Randi Levine, the group’s policy director. 

The problem is most prominent in the Bronx, where the group says one in six students are homeless. Advocates for Children says the pandemic shutting down the public school system hits those children especially hard. “It's incredibly challenging,” Levine says. Listen to the full interview