City officials credited the jump in numbers to a wider awareness of the program compared to last year.
Enrollment specialists were on hand at City Hall in Jersey City Saturday, as officials kicked off the second enrollment season of the Affordable Care Act.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that his administration has met its goal of enrolling more than 53,000 children in full-day prekindergarten classes.
This week, the controversial One Newark school program becomes reality even as some parents plan to boycott the first day of school.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
Over 100,000 residents of New York have successfully enrolled so far. New York has more than two million uninsured residents.
Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger explained some of the plans.
The online form will allow parents to submit all their application information in one place, rank the schools and get enrolled.
There were well over 100 people on line, cordial but keenly aware they were competing to enroll their children in what is perceived to be the best kindergarten program in the neighborhood.
The archdiocese on its website said the closures of 26 elementary schools and one high school will affect roughly 3,700 students.
Projections of continued declines in student enrollment over the next decade have experts warning of more school closures, mergers, and teacher layoffs ahead.
The bond proposal would have closed three schools in the Mineola district.
Rockland Community College’s Dean of Enrollment, Karen Gualtieri, says enrollment for the school is up about 6 percent compared to last year’s fall semester.