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Data: More than 101,000 NYC students experienced homelessness in 2020-21

11.18.2021 | NY Amsterdam News | In an interview with the AmNews, AFC policy director Randi Levine said city schools are required to identify students who are experiencing homelessness and report their information to the state. The data comes from the state’s education department. Levine said people don’t know how serious the number of students who are homeless in the city. 

“We think it’s critical for the public to know not only the number of students who are homeless, but the educational barriers that these students face in order to drive more attention and resources to this group of students,” she said. Read article