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City Still in Control of Charter Schools Despite State Laws, Mayor Says

During a roundtable on the state budget, the mayor said colocations were still the city's decision.

Flushing »

De Blasio Calls State-Funded UPK a 'Game Changer' for City Kids

The mayor claimed victory after Albany passed a budget with $300 million per year in UPK funding.

New York City »

State Provides Funding for Universal Pre-K in Budget Deal

The state's finalized budget allocated $1.1 billion in education aid for 2014-15.

Red Hook »

Loans, Solar-Powered Light, Relief Centers Proposed for Red Hook Resiliency

The community presented its resiliency projects to be considered for state funding Monday night.

Oakwood »

State Paid Double Estimated Market Value for Some Sandy-Damaged Homes

Tax records show wide gaps between what the state paid and what the city said homes were worth.

Civic Center »

Senate Budget Rejects Pre-K Tax But Provides Equivalent Funds, Sources Say

The state Senate offered $2.7 billion over 5 years for UPK and after-school, but won't permit a tax.

Civic Center »

Cuomo More Popular Than De Blasio in NYC, Polls Show

The mayor's poll numbers lagged behind Cuomo's numbers as the two face off over universal pre-K.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Plans to Double Number of After-School Seats by Fall 2014

The mayor vowed to more than double the number of middle school after-school slots by the fall of 2014.

Bed-Stuy »

State Food Stamp Aid Will Reduce Strain on City's Poor, Advocates Say

A new plan from Gov. Cuomo to restore SNAP benefits would help the city, advocates said.

Fort Wadsworth »

MTA Approves Verrazano Toll Discounts

The MTA board approved Gov. Cuomo's discount for Staten Islanders using the Verrazano Bridge.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith Needs to Remain a Full-Service Hospital, Supporters Say

Supporters want Interfaith to remain full-service despite the governor's plan to alter hospitals.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Push for Universal Pre-K Is Missing the Mark, Critics Say

De Blasio has failed to shore up support among lawmakers, even in his own backyard, officials say.

Cobble Hill »

Federal Money Approved to Sustain Struggling Brooklyn Hospitals

The federal government approved a plan to reinvest $8 billion into New York's health care system.

Civic Center »

Republican Leader Vows to Block State Vote on De Blasio's Pre-K Tax

State Senate co-leader Dean Skelos said Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan would not come to vote in Albany.

South Beach »

Verrazano Bridge Toll Cut on Track for Staten Islanders

The plan would lower the tolls on the bridge for Staten Island residents and businesses.

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