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Children Who Live in Public Housing Suffer in School, Study Says

Sunday, November 23, 2008

  • By: Manny Fernandez
  • Organization: New York Times
  • Source: New York > VOLS Children’s Project

A report by researchers at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and the Institute for Education and Social Policy of New York University found that children living in public housing had poorer grades and were more likely to drop out of high school than other children. This article also describes the crime and violence experienced by children in housing developments.

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