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Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Rego Park »

Rego Park Getting Dozens of New Full-Day Pre-K Seats

The number of pre-K seats in the neighborhood will increase from 72 to 118.

Murray Hill »

Murray Hill and Gramercy to Get Much-Needed Full-Day Pre-K Seats

Full-day pre-K sections are coming to P.S. 116 and P.S. 40 this fall, according to officials.

Ridgewood »

City Adds More Than 4,200 Full-Day Pre-K Seats for This Fall

The city will offer additional free pre-K seats in dozens of schools across the five boroughs.

Crown Heights »

Private Nursery Schools Brace for Competition From Free Pre-K Seats

Private nursery schools are preparing for big changes thanks to the city's universal pre-K plan.

Bed-Stuy »

'Audible Alarms' Law Proposed to Stop Kids Wandering From School

The bill would add an alarm system to public school exits across the city.

Vinegar Hill »

Registration Opens for Dozens of New Pre-K Seats at P.S. 307

The York Street school added 84 new pre-K seats for the 2014-15 school year.

Upper West Side »

Pre-K Guide: How to Score a Seat for Your Child

Pre-K admission is highly competitive in some neighborhoods, while others have plenty of extra seats.

Civic Center »

City Kicks Off Pre-K Application Period by Extending Deadline

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña called parents Monday to let them know about pre-K enrollment.

Windsor Terrace »

Space Crunch Forces P.S. 154 to Cut Pre-K Program, Principal Says

The school's pre-K classroom will be used for a second-grade class, the principal announced.

Chinatown »

City Finds Enough Space for Pre-K Seats but Still Needs Funding for Program

Hundreds of schools and community groups applied to add about 29,000 new full-day pre-K seats.

Astoria »

Early Education Program Launches at Astoria's P.S. 17

The NYU program teaches parents about the power of play and kids about emotional skills.

Civic Center »

Mayor Promises 'Lockbox' for Pre-K Funds, But Similar Pledge Failed in '90s

Dinkins officials used funds dedicated to Safe Streets, Safe City to plug budget holes, insiders said.

Battery Park City »

Two Downtown Schools Cut Pre-K Programs Because of Overcrowding

P.S. 276 and the Peck Slip School will not run pre-K programs during the 2014-2015 school year.

Vinegar Hill »

P.S. 307 Gets $1.8M Federal Grant to Add Pre-K Seats and Science Lab

The Vinegar Hill school was awarded a federal magnet grant worth $1.8 million.

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