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Vinegar Hill »

De Blasio Accuses Stringer of Fearmongering on Universal Pre-K

The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.

Civic Center »

Stringer Says City Has Not Submitted 70 Percent of Pre-K Contracts

Comptroller Scott Stringer said he would not be able to review all the contracts before school starts.

Jackson Heights »

Building With 144 New Pre-K Seats Unfinished Days Before School Starts

The annex at the Garden School on Northern Boulevard is still being built out. 

Astoria »

Dozens of Pre-K Seats Coming to Queens Library Branches

The full day pre-K classes are planned for locations in Woodhaven and Ravenswood in Astoria.

East Harlem »

New Pre-K Seats Could Leave Many 4-Year-Olds Scrambling for Afternoon Care

The city wants 53,000 "full day" pre-K seats in September, but a six-hour day is hard on some families.

Bed-Stuy »

Bill to Put Alarms on School Exits Needed as Pre-K Expands, Councilman Says

A new bill that would alarm elementary school exits is crucial with universal pre-K, its sponsor says.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Ridgewood »

City Adds More Than 4,200 Full-Day Pre-K Seats for This Fall

The city will offer additional free pre-K seats in dozens of schools across the five boroughs.

Corona »

Gillibrand and Ferreras Hosting Women's Issues Forum in Corona

The informal discussion will allow women in the district to discuss issues that are important to them.

Upper West Side »

Pre-K Guide: How to Score a Seat for Your Child

Pre-K admission is highly competitive in some neighborhoods, while others have plenty of extra seats.

Civic Center »

Children's Aid Society Chief Tapped to Spearhead City's UPK Plan

Richard Buery, of the Children's Aid Society, will oversee the city's UPK efforts as a deputy mayor.

Civic Center »

Voters on 'Honeymoon' With de Blasio, Latest Poll Says

Nearly two-thirds of voters are optimistic about the next four years even as they're divided over issues.

Cobble Hill »

Private School Pre-K Discounts Might Be Collateral Damage of de Blasio Plan

Little-known discounts at private nurseries could be eliminated amid de Blasio's citywide pre-K push.

Crown Heights »

De Blasio Promises 'a Lot' of Full-Day Pre-K Seats Next Fall

The mayor-elect reiterated his promise to have the first phase of universal pre-K up by September 2014.

East Harlem »

De Blasio Unveils Universal Pre-K Planning Team

The group will focus on fleshing out the Mayor-elect's signature education proposal.

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