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Allowing homeless students to buy their own clothes and providing them with cell phones has helped build trust and improve attendance. The end of COVID aid endangers that.

Nearly 500 teens and young adults turned away in the second half of 2023, up from seven in the first half, according to data obtained by THE CITY.

The Summer Youth Employment Program has for decades provided the city’s youth with paid opportunities to explore potential career pathways over the summer.

In ‘If You See Them,’ author Vicki Sokolik writes about educational barriers these students face, including higher rates of absenteeism and undiagnosed learning disabilities.

En octubre, al menos 90,000 beneficios de comida seguían sin utilizarse en la ciudad de Nueva York, un total de por lo menos $35 millones en fondos sin usar.

Another 35 states have signed on to offer Summer EBT. Among them: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. Eligible families will get $120 per child to boost their grocery budgets when school isn’t in session.

A coalition called Every School Day Counts has been at it since 2012.

The city’s population of homeless students was astronomical even before the recent influx, exceeding 100,000 for each of the past eight years.

The Class of 2023 were freshmen when the pandemic disrupted in-person learning. District data indicate 84% of those students graduated in four years, the highest rate in modern history.

Esto significa que por lo menos $35 millones en beneficios potenciales siguen sin utilizarse y podrían caducar a principios del año que viene.

Some of the students have endured dangerous journeys to the United States, on top of the disruption of leaving their homes behind.

In middle school, Elías Cruz joined a track team started by his English teacher. Now he’s a middle school English teacher who started a track team.

Meanwhile, those already in shelters will get 60-day eviction notices, a “destabilizing” move for many school children.

A new federal rule permits 3,000 more districts to give free meals to all students. But without additional funding from Congress, many will likely hold off.

Months after a renovation that was years in the making, an outdoor recreation area to be shared by three Manhattan schools is still closed.