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  • AFC Calls for Busing for Students in Foster Care

    Advocates for Children, along with more than 30 other organizations, sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio calling on him to provide busing for kindergarten through sixth grade students in foster care.

    Nov 2, 2018

    School buses on a New York City street. (Image by Maria Tsolakidou from Pixabay)
    Image by Maria Tsolakidou from Pixabay

    For students who have been separated from their families, school has the potential to be an important stabilizing factor in their life, but the City currently guarantees bus service only to students in foster care who receive special education transportation.