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New York Early Childhood Care

Declaration on the Well-Being of NYC's Children

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Jeffrey Sachs

We call attention to the overwhelming evidence that investing in the health and education of children is the highest-return investment available to society. We recognize the critical role of parents and a range of support programs that enrich the years of early development.

Education's Elephant in the Room: Poverty

Sal F. Albanese | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

For the last decade, New York City has been immersed in a debate about how to improve our failing schools. While significant progress has been made to improve accountability, student performance is still abysmal.

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: NYC's Budget Cuts to Leave Lasting Wounds

Richard Buery | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

The mayor has consistently demonstrated his commitment to New York City's children. That is why the mayor's proposed cuts to early childhood education and after-school programs are so jarring.