FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC To Simplify Pre-K Enrollment, Application Process

New York City is simplifying its pre-kindergarten enrollment process by providing one application form for schools and community-based organizations.


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Flu Shots Now Required For NYC Preschoolers

New York City preschoolers are now required to have a flu shot or, for the first time, could be barred from city-licensed day care centers and preschools.


FILE - A health worker prepares a flu shot. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young Children

New York City’s Board of Health voted Wednesday in favor of the mandatory vaccine for children under 6. The initiative takes effect in 30 days and will be required for about 150,000 children.


About 5,000 Head Start preschool students have been affected by the government shutdown. (credit: CBS 2)

Head Start Programs To Receive $10 Million To Reopen During Government Shutdown

Some federally funded Head Start programs shut their doors Oct. 1 to 7,000 low-income children nationwide.


New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.


Administration for Children's Services Commissioner Ronald Richter, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, Susan Buffett (L to R) at early childhood education announcement at New York Public Library, Sept. 24, 2012. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

City Announces Early Education Center For High-Risk Children To Open Next Fall

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said an Educare center will open at P.S. 41 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn next fall. Educare is a preschool program for at-risk children aged six weeks to five years old.


Paterson father Barry Gamble Sr. is furious after his young son, Barry Jr., was left abandoned on a school bus for hours on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Father Furious After Son, 4, Is Abandoned On School Bus

The child apparently fell asleep in the back of the bus and went unnoticed for hours.


York Avenue Preschool (credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan Mom Suing York Avenue Preschool

Nicole Imprescia said the York Avenue Preschool promised it would prep her four-year-old so she could get into one of the city’s top elementary schools.


Preschool Teacher’s Aide Fatally Stabbed In Newark

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Newark have charged an ex-boyfriend with fatally stabbing a preschool teacher’s aide on her way to work. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino says Estol Molina was taken into […]