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Students Head Back to School as Mayor Launches Pre-K Expansion

Tens of thousands of 4-year-olds started school Thursday in new full-day pre-K seats.

Civic Center »

Pre-K Sites Closed by City Are Under Investigation for 'Integrity Issues'

The Department of Investigation says it is investigating at least 5 of the 9 shuttered pre-K programs.

Civic Center »

City Used Inexperienced Workers to Inspect Pre-K Facilities, Sources Say

Education workers with no inspection experience were given crash course on pre-K walk-throughs.

Inwood »

6 Changes Coming to the City's Public Schools This Year

From parent engagement to admission policies, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is making changes.

Midtown »

45 Pre-K Programs Delayed or Canceled Due to Safety Concerns, Officials Say

Officials abruptly canceled 9 pre-K programs and postponed 36 more just before the first day of school.

Flatbush »

Lawsuit Seeks to Boot de Blasio-Backed Assembly Candidate Off the Ballot

Michele Adolphe claims Rodneyse Bichotte filed questionable voter registration forms.

Bedford Park »

City Raises $9M in School Speed Camera Revenue Since January

The city's 23 cameras have recorded 183,000 violations since January, officials said.

Crown Heights »

West Indian Day Parade Brings Colorful Crowds to Eastern Parkway

People showed off their Caribbean pride with flags and colorful costumes at the Labor Day parade.

Mott Haven »

MAP: See Where Hundreds of Affordable Housing Units Are Coming to NYC

The $350 million fund is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Housing New York plan.

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.

East Harlem »

NYCHA Residents Praise De Blasio's Scaffold Plan But Say More Work Needed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.

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.

East Harlem »

Voters Believe NYPD to Blame for Eric Garner's Death, Poll Shows

At the same time, the Quinnipiac survey says New Yorkers are in favor of aggressive police tactics.

Civic Center »

Bratton's Approval Rating Drops After Eric Garner Case, Poll Shows

The police commissioner has seen his numbers drop 9 points since June, while the mayor's remained flat.

Claremont »

State Revokes Daycare License for Woman Arrested in Death of 20-Month-Old

The state revoked Athena Skeeter's license on Aug. 25, after Cardell Williamson died in her care.

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