LGBTQ teens in foster care deal with additional obstacles, such as discrimination, being sent to group homes, and more placements than their peers.
State foster care systems are slow to change to support LGBTQ foster kids’ needs. In the meantime, some foster children struggle to make their way through the system.
Overcrowding and dropping graduation rates have critics questioning whether New York City’s public school reforms favoring smaller schools benefit all students.
Parents and members of the Bronx’s Crotona neighborhood community gathered Sept. 24 for a serious matter: to save the Mary Mitchell Family and Youth Center.