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A Daunting Trip to School for Some Homeless Children

11.13.2015 | New York Times | Homeless advocates say the city is not considering the impact on the children being placed in such far-flung accommodations. Already facing family and financial instability, these children often miss school and spend more time asleep because of the grueling commutes confronting them...Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children, said the city was moving in the right direction by addressing such issues. But she questioned why the city had placed families in the Staten Island hotels “as opposed to singles or couples without children.” Read article