Post Tagged with: "pre-K"

Shavon Gilliam and her son Mikel (Photo by Alex Zimmerman via Chalkbeat)

Some Struggle to Find a Pre-K Seat

Education, New York September 30, 2016 at 3:40 pm

Special pre-K providers for children with disabilities are experiencing a shortage of spaces, Chalkbeat reports.

In a kindergarten in Fujian Province, China, many children are U.S. born and raised by grandparents. (Photo courtesy of parents via World Journal)

Adjustment Problems When Children Sent to China Return to U.S.

East Asian, Education, New York March 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm

When Chinese children of immigrants are sent to China at a young age then return, both the children and their parents may suffer adjustment problems, World Journal found in a series of reports.

Nancy Tong (Photo by Kimberly Conner for Voice of NY)

Brooklyn’s First Asian American District Leader Aims to Help

Brooklyn, East Asian, Politics October 21, 2014 at 4:46 pm

Nancy Tong, the first Asian-American district leader in Brooklyn, wants to help open more pre-K facilities and promote affordable housing for seniors.

Prekindergarten can be a boost for parents, as well as children. (Photo by John Donaghy, via Flickr Creative Commons)

Universal Pre-K Offers Immigrant Mothers an Economic Boost

The city’s new program will allow many in low-income communities to take up paid work.

A pre-K teacher at New Bridges Elementary works with two students in their classroom's "math center." (Photo by Emma Sokoloff-Rubina via Chalkbeat)

Prepping for Pre-K

Education, New York August 27, 2014 at 11:52 am

Training and evaluation of the 1,000 new pre-K teachers NYC requires is challenging, Chalkbeat reports in a pair of articles.

Teachers at a summer pre-K training session at Brooklyn College (Photo via Chalkbeat)

Preparing for Pre-K

Education, New York August 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm

Hundreds of teachers at training sessions for the pre-K program set to launch September 4 heard encouraging words from Bill de Blasio and Carmen Fariña, Chalkbeat reports.

Angelyn Dominguez at the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, which is expanding its pre-K offerings for the fall. (Photo by Marisol Diaz via The Riverdale Press)

Two More Districts Report Pre-K Mismatch

Bronx, Brooklyn, Education, New York, Queens June 19, 2014 at 5:20 pm

Community-based organizations are getting more inquiries about pre-K seats in Brooklyn’s School District 20 and School District 11 in the Bronx, where large numbers of eligible students were not matched, report community papers.

Progressive Traditional Pre-K: Two students work on a math lesson together at Luria Academy, an Open Orthodox Jewish Day School in Brooklyn. (Photo courtesy of Luria Academy, via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Yeshivas May Not Offer New Pre-K Seats

Education, New York, Religion June 13, 2014 at 3:49 pm

City requirements on how long the school day must be and restrictions on religious activities may discourage yeshivas from participating in the universal pre-K programs, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina visited Pre-K class at P.S. 239 in Ridgewood on April 2 (Photo by Rob Bennett for the Office of the Mayor via Queens Courier)

Queens District Overcrowding Affects Pre-K Slots

Education, Queens June 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm

Only 30 percent of the children whose parents requested specific pre-K seats in Queens District 24 were matched with their selections, Queens Courier reports.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña answering a question, with Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Schools Chancellor Fariña Speaks with Ethnic Media

Education, Featured Posts, Government, New York June 10, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Carmen Fariña discussed universal pre-K, English language learners and school holidays.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visiting a pre-K class at P.S. 239 (Photo by rob Bennett via Chalkbeat)

Pre-K Hits Snags on Charter Schools, State Oversight

Education, New York April 30, 2014 at 4:34 pm

Questions remain about how charter schools will offer pre-K seats, and how the state’s education department will oversee the program, Chalkbeat reports.

Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Voices of NY offers maps and data to analyze the new program’s first steps.