StoryCorps 424: April 19, 1995

Thursday, April 23, 2015

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, we're featuring two interviews from survivors. Christopher Nguyen and PJ Allen are two of the only six children at the day care center in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to survive the bombing.



City Issues Ebola Memo for Schools

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

New York City's Health Department has distributed guidance about the virus to schools and daycare centers.
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Adult Daycares: Unregulated and High Profit

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

No one had really heard of “adult day care centers” before they emerged at the center of a bribery scandal involving a Bronx Assemblyman.  But as it turns out, a recent change in state regulations means the centers have become a potentially lucrative enterprise for their operators – and with almost no oversight.  It’s no wonder they are at the center of a bribery scandal.

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Finding Work-Life Balance as a Child Caregiver

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

For working parents, achieving this balance means finding the time — and energy — to spend with their children after work. But what if caring for children is a part of your day job?

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New City Budget Restores Money for Day Care and After-School Programs

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The annual city budget dance has ended, and the City Council and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have waltzed to a deal for $68.5 billion that includes no tax increases, no firehouse closings, no widespread layoffs of teachers or others — and, in fact, slight increases to some services for children and families.

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Bloomberg Spares Education Department from Budget Cuts

Thursday, February 02, 2012

For the first time in three years, New York City teachers are not being threatened with layoffs, "unless something dramatic happens," Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said, announcing his preliminary budget on Thursday.

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