The name of New York City’s largest public school for immigrant students succinctly describes who it serves: Newcomers High School. The school, located near a cluster of newly opened homeless shelters in Long Island City, Queens, has lived up to its name, enrolling perhaps more migrant students over the past two school years than any […]
This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. New York City schools have started preparing for a massive reshuffling of students as early as next month, as thousands of migrant families face a new limit on shelter stays, education officials said during a Wednesday City Council hearing. Approximately 2,700 families have received […]
This article is part of an ongoing collaboration between Chalkbeat and THE CITY. Mayor Eric Adams announced two striking policy shifts for migrant families with children on Monday afternoon, in his latest attempt to get people to leave city shelters and discourage new arrivals from coming into them. City Hall said it would begin distributing notices to families […]
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Staff jump in to provide education and many other essentials for an unexpected influx of some six dozen migrant youth.
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