Full-day pre-K sections are coming to P.S. 116 and P.S. 40 this fall, according to officials.
A rezoning meant to relieve overcrowding at P.S. 116 is hurting the school instead, parents said.
P.S. 40 is losing its pre-K program because of overcrowding.
Zoning changes that begin to take effect in fall of 2013 will help reduce overcrowding in the area.
Young Bushwick students learn to volunteer in their community.
Nearly 50 parents signed a petition claiming the zoning lines for the new P.S. 281 would hurt the school.
J.D. Carlisle told CB6 it would yank its support for another project unless the market was pushed out.
The District 2 Community Education Council voted to approve sweeping zoning changes Thursday.
P.S. 281 is scheduled to open on East 35th Street near First Avenue in fall of 2013.
The playground was repaved and repainted using $375,000 in City Council funds.
The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.
The school has waitlists for kindergarten and first grade, despite a spacious new facility.
Parents of prospective P.S. 59 students are facing waitlists for both kindergarten and first grade.
The USDA now gives schools a choice between filler-free meat and meat laced with "pink slime."
Parents who were told the new school could accommodate all kindergartners now face a lengthy waitlist.
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