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WNYC News

Lengthy Kindergarten Wait Lists Unveiled as Applicants Increase

Friday, April 06, 2012

More than 2,400 children are on wait lists to get into kindergarten classes at their local, zoned New York City public schools, as applications continued to climb, the Department of Education revealed Friday.

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Behind the Post-9/11 Transformation of the Financial District

Thursday, September 08, 2011

WNYC

The September 11 attacks destroyed 13 million square feet of office space in Lower Manhattan. That, and two recessions, led to a loss of 16,000 jobs south of Chambers Street, according to a report from the Alliance of Downtown New York. And yet the area has remained lively, as more and more people have chosen to make their homes there.

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Ten Years Later, the Agency Helping Revive Post-9/11 Lower Manhattan Is Still in Business

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

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The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, formed nearly 10 years ago to help that portion of the city recover from the 9/11 attacks, could be around for at least another three years, officials said.

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Mayor Says Lower Manhattan Has Made a Comeback

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday that Lower Manhattan has transformed into a vibrant business and cultural center since the 9/11 attacks.

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New Charter School in Ed Dept's Lower Manhattan Headquarters Will Be Temporary

Monday, March 14, 2011

After numerous complaints about overcrowding, the city said it will open a new elementary school in Lower Manhattan starting in 2012 in a space residents feared would go to a charter school.

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