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Advocates: Pandemic Poses More Problems for Older Students

03.11.2021 | Spectrum News Albany | "For those older students, the pandemic has been particularly rough. Many young people have lost family members, students are working much more to bring income into their homes. And so, we're very worried about students who are in their very last year of school eligibility who are struggling to engage in school remotely or make progress in school remotely," said Ashley Grant of Advocates for Children of New York.

According to Advocates for Children of New York, roughly 2,000-3,000 students each year graduate after their sixth year of high school. Read article