Pat Carney, who has a background in business, taught at P.S. 234 before opening Sixth Avenue Elementary.
As the city focuses on pre-K, some early childhood centers say they are in dire financial straits.
A display at Jefferson Market Library showcases artifacts from the school's history.
The city wants 53,000 "full day" pre-K seats in September, but a six-hour day is hard on some families.
The NYU program teaches parents about the power of play and kids about emotional skills.
Union Settlement's early learning center at Johnson Houses focuses on closing the child achievment gap.
The mayor-elect reiterated his promise to have the first phase of universal pre-K up by September 2014.
The group will focus on fleshing out the Mayor-elect's signature education proposal.
Principal Jane Murphy uses an innovative Lego Lab to teach engineering, communication and reading.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will call for mandatory kindergarten in her annual address.
The Rubin Museum of Art will offer kids a mix of singing, sculpting and stories at a Tibetan New Year celebration Saturday.
One enterprising mother has started an indoor treehouse business to help harried Chelsea parents.
At HiArt!, a dancer and one-time Slavic studies scholar takes even the youngest kids to the opera and West side galleries.
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