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staffing up

Children’s Aid CEO tapped to lead city’s pre-K, community schools efforts

Updated, 5:20 p.m.: Children’s Aid Society CEO Richard Buery will serve as deputy mayor for strategic policy initiatives, a new position in which he will direct the city’s pre-kindergarten expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. Buery will also lead the effort to create 100 new community schools, a de Blasio campaign pledge that has received less attention than pre-K in the mayor’s first month on the job.

January 28, 2014

the path to pre-k

To implement de Blasio’s pre-K plan, Dept. of Education faces a formidable to-do list

The idea to expand pre-kindergarten access might have come first from City Hall, but it’s imposing a long to-do list on the Department of Education, according to to the implementation plan released Monday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. That plan illustrates the challenge the department faces in training enough personnel and securing enough space to end up with 53,604 full-day pre-K seats in eight months.

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