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NYC students living in homeless shelters need more support, advocates say

05.18.2022 | PIX 11 |  With homeless students in New York City missing school at alarming rates, advocates on Wednesday demanded the Department of Education take action and use federal funds to help the city’s homeless youth population. 

The number one factor most closely associated with young adult homelessness is whether or not you have a high school diploma, advocates say. So if you want to break the cycle of homelessness, you need to provide the support to homeless students and give them a fighting change to graduate. Watch video