The director of Little Nest's two locations has spent her own money while waiting for funds.
Residents and developers of the affordable housing complex celebrated the ribbon cutting Friday.
The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.
The former Bishop Ford Catholic school opened 126 pre-K seats after holding a last-minute lottery.
Some pre-K programs in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill are in high demand while others have empty seats.
The city has closed Rainbow Montessori's pre-k programs in The Bronx.
At least one parent said he was not informed that a Hudson Heights pre-K would not open Thursday.
Tens of thousands of 4-year-olds started school Thursday in new full-day pre-K seats.
The Department of Investigation says it is investigating at least 5 of the 9 shuttered pre-K programs.
Education workers with no inspection experience were given crash course on pre-K walk-throughs.
Officials abruptly canceled 9 pre-K programs and postponed 36 more just before the first day of school.
The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.
Comptroller Scott Stringer said he would not be able to review all the contracts before school starts.
The annex at the Garden School on Northern Boulevard is still being built out.
The full day pre-K classes are planned for locations in Woodhaven and Ravenswood in Astoria.
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