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Preschool Admissions

Why I Won't Be Sending My Child to Preschool... Yet

Anjali Joshi | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

I look down and my eyes well up. Immediately, I hug him tightly as if trying to shield him from the scary world he will eventually be a part of. He is startled with my response, but welcomes my embrace with a giggle.

Lisa Belkin

Are We Teaching Our Children To Cheat? | Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

With a broad, illuminating and discomforting brush, Lisa Miller’s written-to-be-controversial article in New York Magazine this week paints parents ...

High-Quality Preschool Education Crucial To Economy, Society: Report

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

In a brief released Tueday, National Education Policy Center managing director Dr. William Mathis urges policymakers to invest in high-quality prescho...

The Truth About Preschool Admissions

Jacoba Urist | Posted 01.07.2012 | New York
Jacoba Urist

For as long as I can remember, I've heard about the horror that is supposedly the New York preschool scene. They'll be evaluating you, people warned. They'll be looking at where you went to college; what you do for a living; what kind of shoes you wear.

That Ever-Elusive Equity: Not in My Backyard

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

While they pay lip service to equality, equity and diversity, when push comes to shove -- as it often does in this city -- New York parents put their kids first.