With the city’s mayor de Blasio pushing for an additional $300 million for the five boroughs and $40 million for the rest of the state, the program for state-wide access to universal pre-K structure is changing. For the first time community-based organizations may apply for funds independent of their local school districts. This creates more access to schools especially for urban, low-income families, but there are worries that the budget does not allow enough funds for oversight of the program to ensure it is properly used. Click HERE to read the full article.
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