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.
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