Educators Call For Increased Access To Publicly Funded Pre-K For Long Island ChildrenAdvocates are calling it a crisis on the island, where more than 90 percent of four-year-olds are not entitled to publicly funded Pre-K.
Children Are Being Sent To Pre-K Far From Home, UES Parents ComplainOfficials and parents rallied Sunday on the Upper East Side, calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to open up more pre-kindergarten seats in neighborhood schools.
New York City Spending $6.5 Million For Pre-K Facility That Holds 20 KidsNew York City is defending the big cost of renovating a Brooklyn storefront school for 20 pre-kindergarten kids.
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New York City Gearing Up For Next Fall's Full-Day Pre-KMayor Bill de Blasio said 73,000 children are expected to attend pre-K next fall, and he's promising a seat to each and every one of them.
37,000 Families Sign Up For NYC Pre-Kindergarten In First WeekCity officials credited the jump in numbers to a wider awareness of the program compared to last year.
NYC To Simplify Pre-K Enrollment, Application ProcessNew York City is simplifying its pre-kindergarten enrollment process by providing one application form for schools and community-based organizations.
Pre-K Contractor Sentenced For Pocketing Government MoneyA contractor in charge of running a pre-K program for children with special needs will be spending time behind bars after pocketing government money intended for the running of special education pre-K programs.
De Blasio Promises Better 'Foundation' With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To ClassMayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K RolloutOfficials 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.
Health, Safety Violations Could Delay Openings For A Dozen Pre-K FacilitiesA dozen facilities providing services in the city's new universal pre-kindergarten program won't open on time if they don't fix serious health and safety violations.
City Begins Hiring Teachers For New Pre-Kindergarten ProgramsSchool may be out for kids, but it remained in session Monday for city education officials now in the process of hiring pre-kindergarten teachers.
NYC Amps Up Teacher Recruiting, Training Ahead Of Fall Pre-K ExpansionNew York City is on a teacher recruiting and training blitz as it prepares to take on tens of thousands of additional pre-kindergarten students this fall.
First Round Of Full-Day Pre-K Acceptances Sent Out To Waiting ParentsMayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Education announced the first wave of acceptances to the city’s expanded pre-kindergarten programs Thursday.
10,400 New Pre-Kindergarten Seats Coming To NYC By SeptemberMayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that New York City will open 10,400 more full-day pre-kindergarten seats by September.