One in 10 New York school students is homeless

To tackle problem of homelessness in school system, additional fund of $40m is being provided.

New York is trying to tackle the problem of homelessness in the school system. One in every 10 students in the city is classified as homeless, which is a record.

An additional fund of $40m is being provided for school-based services.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports.