Advocates Sign Letter To Mayor De Blasio Demanding More Preschool Seats For Special Needs StudentsHundreds of students across the city are waiting for a spot in a special education preschool class.
Higher State Taxes, Federal Stimulus To Fund Expanded Pre-K On Long IslandA flood of new money from higher state taxation and federal stimulus funding is coming to Long Island.
Application Error Reverses Dozens Of Families Their Slots For Free Preschool LotteryDozens of parents were stripped of their children's chance at free preschool education due to mismanagement of a lottery to get into a state-funded program.
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.
Flu Shots Now Required For NYC PreschoolersNew 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.
NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young ChildrenNew 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.
Head Start Programs To Receive $10 Million To Reopen During Government ShutdownSome federally funded Head Start programs shut their doors Oct. 1 to 7,000 low-income children nationwide.
City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYCIn 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.
City Announces Early Education Center For High-Risk Children To Open Next FallNew 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 Furious After Son, 4, Is Abandoned On School BusThe child apparently fell asleep in the back of the bus and went unnoticed for hours.
Manhattan Mom Suing York Avenue PreschoolNicole 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