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Education Dive: New York’s homeless pulled between shelter and school

“A recent report from the Independent Budget Office found nearly two-thirds of students living in New York City shelters missed between 10% and 20% of the school year, while a report from the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness found the stability of staying in one shelter for all four years of high school can lead to graduation rates nearly on par with low-income students in regular housing.” Read the full article.