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Homelessness surges among NYC schoolkids

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(NY DAILY NEWS) Nearly one in 10 city schoolkids was homeless during the school year that ended in June, representing a whopping 22% jump in homelessness over the year before, the Daily News has learned.

 

A staggering 105,445 homeless students attended city schools in the 2015-16 year, up from 86,694 in the 2014-15 school year, according to data posted online Monday by the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS), a project of the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New York.

 

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