Politics

De Blasio releases report, gives testimony in Albany on pre-K plan
De Blasio releases report, gives testimony in Albany on pre-K plan
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/27/2014 at 12:50PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio testified in Albany Monday on an interagency report he released the same day detailing plans to provide free full-day pre-kindergarten for every 4-year-old in the city by increasing taxes on the wealthy. “The reality is that today, fewer than 27 percent of 4-year-olds in New York City have access to full-day pre-K,” [...]

Cuomo gives budget address, proposes pre-k plan
Cuomo gives budget address, proposes pre-k plan
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2014 at 5:04PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2014-2015 Executive Budget address Tuesday, highlighting economic investments in education, including universal, full-day pre-k, while promising to deliver a fourth, consecutive on time budget.