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New Schools Data Shows Large Attendance Disparities for Students in Shelter and English Language Learners

04.15.2021 | The Bklyner | Drops in attendance amongst English Language Learners and students with disabilities outpaced that of other students, raising concerns that existing educational disparities have only worsened during the pandemic. 

That’s according to a policy brief published yesterday by the group Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), which analyzed disaggregated attendance data for January 2021, the most recent currently available. Read article