Daily News: Advocacy groups urge NYC Education Dept. to include homeless students in childcare at ‘resource centers’


March 20, 2020

When city officials announced a plan to open dozens of “resource centers” across the five boroughs to care for the kids of essential workers while schools are shuttered, they signaled the centers would also be open to the most “vulnerable” students — a category advocates hoped would include New York’s many homeless students.

But the centers, slated to open Monday, are currently limited to children of health care and transit workers and first-responders — and advocates worry homeless students will be left behind.”

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