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Homeless Students Face Exacerbated Challenges Amid Pandemic

12.03.2020 | Inside City Hall | An annual study found that more than 111,000 New York City students are homeless — for the fifth year in a row. The study, which was conducted by Advocates for Children of New York, also shows the highest concentration of homeless students are in parts of the Bronx, upper Manhattan, central Brooklyn, and southeast Queens. AFC says tens of thousands of students were already dealing with the trauma of unstable housing, and the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the problem. 

Randi Levine, AFC’s Policy Coordinator and Childhood Education Project Director, joined NY1's Errol Louis on Thursday night to discuss the challenges homeless students face. Watch the full interview