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De Blasio Cheers on National Pre-K Movement

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke of a nascent national movement for universal pre-kindergarten to a room of cheering supporters on Tuesday but revealed no details about the city's progress on its own, massive pre-k expansion.

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Elmo Explains Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Our friends from Sesame Street help us understand how to talk to children during a natural disaster. Take a listen. You'll hear Elmo talk to a young fan on the phone.

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Preparing for College, and Kindergarten

Monday, December 05, 2011

New York City education officials are talking to parents this week about how to set pre-K students on the path to college. They are beginning a series of citywide information sessions on the issue for the first time.

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Preschool Slots Still Open

Monday, October 24, 2011

As the Oct. 31 deadline for enrollment approaches, a number of free and subsidized spaces in preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-olds remain available, city officials said Monday.

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State Seeks Another Race to the Top Grant

Thursday, October 20, 2011

A year after winning $700 million from the federal government's Race to the Top challenge, New York State is competing for another $100 million, this time for improving early childhood education programs.

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