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Bill De Blasio Universal Pre K

The Misguided Promise of Pre-K for All

Natalie Flores | Posted 11.11.2016 | New York
Natalie Flores

Although every part of my being wanted to host a parade in celebration of such a promising measure, I could not help but to feel concerned about how the initiative will affect current and future preschool environments.

De Blasio's First Year: A Tale of Two Mayors -- Progressive Pioneer or City Leader

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 03.04.2015 | New York
Jeanne Zaino

Going into his second year this remains the greatest challenge for the mayor -- to make sure that New Yorkers know he is more focused on running the city as he is on fulfilling his progressive agenda. It's not an either-or scenario, he can do both.

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

This Is What Bill De Blasio Has Done For New York City In His First 6 Months

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

With a landslide election victory and the cooperation of an increasingly progressive City Council, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio -- the first Dem...

What No One Will Say About Pre-K

Evan Mandery | Posted 06.01.2014 | New York
Evan Mandery

The final budget deal includes $300 million for pre-K in New York City. It's all great unless you happen to live outside the city. The budget reserves a mere $40 million for pre-K in the rest of the state, a drop in a very large bucket.

Gov. Cuomo Will NOT Be Announcing Plans For Universal Preschool

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo thinks that all of the state's littlest learners deserve access to high-quality preschool, but it's not an idea he will be ...

WATCH: De Blasio's Push For Universal Pre-K

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has unveiled a new campaign to help pass his plan to fund universal pre-K education for New York City children. The camp...