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Advocates urge NYC Education Dept. to fill over 20 vacant positions for supporting homeless students

01.13.2021 | NY Daily News | More than 20 Education Department jobs dedicated to working with homeless students are sitting vacant at a time when kids without secure housing need additional support more than ever, advocates say. 

“Remote learning has been disastrous for many of the more than 110,000 students who are homeless, and the city needs to marshal every resource to assist these students,” more than 30 advocacy groups wrote in a Wednesday letter to Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Read article