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Class Action Is In Session: Homeless Parents Sue Over Lack Of WiFi For Kids' Schooling

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A federal judge has ruled 114,000 homeless students in New York City are to have their day in court. Business Insider reports a judge has allowed a class-action lawsuit to advance to expedite the roll-out of WiFi to homeless shelters across the city. The suit was filed when homeless students were unable to access the internet in homeless shelters during periods of remote learning this year. Business Insider reports the city provided students with iPads with unlimited cellular data, but many have had trouble getting proper cell service. US District Judge Alison Nathan wrote in her opinion that homeless students are deprived of their right to education without internet connectivity. For as long as that deprivation exists, the City bears a duty...to furnish them with the means necessary for them to attend school. US District Judge Alison Nathan

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