NYC Council pushes for DOE to hire school staff for homeless shelters

The New York City Council is calling on the Department of Education to hire 150 staffers to work in homeless shelters and help students living in them get to school.

“While the City must tackle the housing crisis so that no child becomes homeless, it also has an immediate responsibility to ensure that students already living in shelter can get to school every day and have the support needed to succeed and graduate,” Council Member Rita Joseph wrote in a Tuesday letter addressed to Schools Chancellor David Banks and obtained by The Post.

Joseph, who heads the City Council Committee on Education, was among more than 20

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