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More than 100,000 NYC students are homeless, new report finds

11.08.2021 | Chalkbeat NY | Nearly 1 in 10 New York City public school students were homeless last school year, a staggering rate that has barely budged for several years. 

About 101,000 students lived in unstable, or temporary, housing in the 2020-2021 school year, according to an analysis of state data released Monday by Advocates for Children. 

“We are hopeful that given the incredibly poor outcomes we’re seeing, particularly for students in shelter, that Mayor-elect Adams’ administration will recognize the crisis for what it is,” said Jennifer Pringle, director of Project Learning In Temporary Housing at Advocates for Children. Read article