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For 5th straight year, more than 100K NYC students are homeless

12.03.2020 | Brooklyn News 12 | Even before the pandemic, students facing homelessness already dealt with many obstacles trying to succeed in school. Advocates for Children of New York is concerned that the pandemic has magnified those disparities. 

"When schools closed, students lost what is a key source of stability for students experiencing homelessness," said Advocates for Children of New York policy director Randi Levine. "Many had difficulty with remote learning, and as a result we're very worried about the learning loss that has occurred." 

They expect these numbers to go up even higher after this school year. Watch video