Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vision for universal pre-kindergarten is becoming a reality at two Queens Library locations.
Only 30 percent of 4-year-olds in parts of western and central Queens got into the pre-K of their choice, the lowest percentage of matched applicants in all of New York City.
After months of rallying for the future of our children, our voices have finally been heard! Last week, our state legislators approved $300 million in funding for universal pre-kindergarten programs in their final budget. This is historic. We are now poised to ensure every child has access to high-quality, full-day pre-K.
Borough President Melinda Katz explained her business initiatives and vowed to rebrand Queens as the New York City destination .
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