By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City has agreed to an Aug. 31 deadline to complete Wi-Fi installation in more than 200 city homeless shelters.

The installation would help 11,000 school-age children in shelters take part in remote learning.

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About 75% of shelters are currently equipped with working Wi-Fi.

Additionally, a new process will now be in place to help resolve any internet connection issues for students experiencing homelessness.

CBSNewYork Team