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Not Reaching the Door: Homeless Students Face Many Hurdles On Their Way To School

October 17, 2018
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A new report from the city Independent Budget Office examines the barriers faced by homeless public school students on their way to school. Obstacles include the demographics of students living in temporary shelters, how housing and school placements can conflict, and how the homeless shelter system can hamper academic performance. Here are a few takeaways:…

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In New York City Schools, an Ever-Rising Tide of Homeless Students

April 24, 2017
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In New York City Schools, an Ever-Rising Tide of Homeless Students

The New York Times looks at yesterday’s Independent Budget Office report stating the number of New York City public school students living in homeless shelters has increased in each of the last five years, reaching nearly 33,000 in the 2015-16 school year.

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ICPH Report Explores Challenges for Homeless Students — and Resulting Costs to Society

July 8, 2014
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ICPH Report Explores Challenges for Homeless Students — and Resulting Costs to Society

Last week, the NYC Independent Budget Office (IBO) reported that a staggering 76,816 students attending prekindergarten through the 12th grade in New York City lived in temporary housing during the course of the 2012-13 school year. Now, a new report from the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) looks at the plight of these…

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