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NYC preschools pledge defiance, scramble for staff ahead of vaccination mandate

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NYC expands COVID vaccine mandate to pre-K teachers, after-school workers

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After nixing gifted and talented test, New York City awards seats to 4-year-olds based on educator nominations

NYC mayoral race: Where do the candidates stand on pre-K, child care, and after school?

Chalkbeat spoke to six of the frontrunners for the Democratic primary about their views on early childhood education as well as youth services, which includes programs like paid summer internships for teens.

Applications to NYC’s free pre-K programs dropped 7% this year

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Election watch: Getting NYC’s mayoral candidates on the record about their plans for preschool, youth services

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Racial, economic gaps are widening among NYC’s free pre-K programs, researchers say

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Flush with federal cash, NYC promises preschool for 3-year-olds in every school district

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NYC’s messy process of subsidizing pre-K seats leaves centers feeling uncertain

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Here’s how NYC will admit students to ‘gifted’ programs for 2021

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NYC sees steep drop in babies and toddlers with disabilities getting services during pandemic

NYC school reopening redux: What to know about heading back to class

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NYC elementary school students can head back to buildings Dec. 7, as de Blasio shifts reopening strategy

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NYC preschools remain open, raising questions about safety and equity among staff 

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School closures can be hard on children — and adults. Here’s how to help ease the transition.

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NYC children are back in schools. But working parents, including teachers, are still struggling with child care.

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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7 things we still don’t know about the school year in NYC, but really should

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NYC will hire 400 school nurses amid pressure from educators and families

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NYC preschools can reopen. Expect teachers in masks and fewer teddy bears.

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Here’s how to help young readers, according to literacy experts from the new TV show ‘Let’s Learn NYC!’

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Families will need child care to reopen NYC, but preschools fear they won’t survive the coronavirus shutdown

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As fewer families applied to NYC’s free pre-K programs, more got their top choices

Aiming for greater student diversity in NYC gifted programs, the Anderson School tweaks admissions

Here are the NYC schools with kindergarten waitlists for 2020-21

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Kindergarten acceptance letters are out, and fewer students are getting waitlisted 

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Looking for a public pre-K program in NYC? Odds are that you’ll find a good one, officials say.

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Brownsville parents turn local supermarkets into ‘learning landscapes’ for kids

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Registration is open for NYC’s public pre-K, 3-K programs — if you can get through

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NYC education officials exploring dual language programs for 3-year-olds

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NYC boosts salaries for 1,500 non-union pre-K teachers in community-run programs

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Council members demand more details on NYC lead inspections in schools

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I made sure New York City’s pre-K classes were filled with play. Then I became a kindergarten teacher and the fun stopped.