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Chelsea »

Meet the Principal Bringing Big Ideas to Chelsea's Newest School

Pat Carney, who has a background in business, taught at P.S. 234 before opening Sixth Avenue Elementary.

Civic Center »

Here's Why De Blasio Still Has 'Overwhelming' Support From Black Community

African-American leaders believe the mayor really listens and gets the issues that matter to them.

Windsor Terrace »

Pre-K in Former Bishop Ford Site Adds 126 Seats to Crowded District 15

The former Bishop Ford Catholic school opened 126 pre-K seats after holding a last-minute lottery.

Jamaica »

Islamic School's Pre-K Canceled by City Reopens as Private Program

Rising Stars Islamic School was one of the nine UPK sites the city canceled or postponed this year.

Washington Heights »

Sudden Shutdown of Pre-K Program Sends Parents Scrambling for Alternatives

At least one parent said he was not informed that a Hudson Heights pre-K would not open Thursday.

Chelsea »

Sixth Avenue School Welcomes First Students in Chelsea

Kids and their parents were equally excited for the new school in the former Foundling Hospital.

Crown Heights »

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.

Clinton Hill »

Parents Left in the Lurch After DOE Suddenly Shutters Clinton Hill Pre-K

Parents recently learned that pre-K at Child Development Support Corp will not start Thursday morning.

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.

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. 

Windsor Terrace »

126 New Pre-K Seats Coming to Windsor Terrace and Park Slope

The city will hold a lottery for the pre-K seats, which will be open to families living in District 15.

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