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How a GED Is a Real Advantage in Reducing Family Homelessness in NYC

Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD

New Yorkers with a high school diploma or a GED lost jobs at half the rate of those who did not have them. At a time when unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent in NYC, a GED becomes crucial to finding and retaining a job.

Homeless Man Wins Legal Right To Beg

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An appellate court has upheld a homeless man's right to panhandle. In 2006, Eric Hoffstead was arrested after he asked a New Rochelle cop for change....