Drawing the Line

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A pre-k class lines up to wash hands at P.S. 261 Philip Livingston in Boerum Hill.

New York City’s universal pre-k program will hold some classes in religious institutions due to a shortage of seats in public schools. Richard Buery, the deputy mayor for strategic policy initiative, explains how the line between church and state in these classrooms won’t blur. Plus: NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on the state of community policing; your thoughts the Democratic National Committee holding its big convention in Brooklyn in 2016; and remembering Robin Williams.