NYC Homeless Students Stiffed by Mayor de Blasio’s Budget

The number of homeless students enrolled in city schools has exploded to record highs — but Mayor de Blasio won’t pay for social workers who’d make a huge difference those needy kids’ lives, activists and school staffers charge.

Hizzoner whacked $13.9 million in the city’s upcoming budget that paid for 69 social workers who help homeless kids get to class on time and complete their schoolwork — and now 15 groups who work with children and the homeless are calling on de Blasio to restore the money.

Read more