Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.
Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Thursday that universal prekindergarten sites set to open next week are being thoroughly vetted for safety.
Stringer says the mayor’s office is far behind schedule in submitting contracts with pre-K providers for review by the comptroller’s office.
Comptroller Scott Stringer says contractors hired to care for the urban greenery have pruned trees that didn’t need it and neglected those that required attention.
A state board said Tuesday that it believes New York City’s finances are in good shape.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says one-third of city schools were overcrowded in 2012 and the Department of Education failed to address the problem effectively.
They spent six to 13 years in jail, but their convictions were tossed out in 2002 after Matias Reyes, an incarcerated serial rapist and murderer, confessed to the attack.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday approved a settlement of $40 million for the five men wrongly convicted in the infamous 1989 Central Park jogger attack.
Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.
A settlement has been reached with five men who were falsely convicted in the vicious 1989 rape and beating of a Central Park jogger, officials said
Stringer released an analysis Monday saying that increase would boost the pay of 1.2 million city residents by an average of $100 per week.
Comptroller Scott Stringer’s analysis of Education Department data has found that 20 percent of New York City public schools lack any arts teachers including one out of seven middle and high schools.
Stringer said that under the contract, the city Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication would have outsourced the selection and oversight of all information technology contracts to Computer Aid.
David Ranta was released last March. He had been convicted in the death of Rabbi Chaskel Werzberger during a botched robbery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in February 1990.