City Promises ‘Additional’ Half-Day UPK Slots

by Amy Sara Clark

December 10, 2014

When the city expanded universal pre-K last year, the focus on full-day seats left most of the city’s Jewish schools unable to participate. But in a letter last week, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery hinted that was about to change.

At least a little bit.

In a Dec. 1 letter assuring the Committee of NYC Religious and Independent School Officials that the half-day program would continue, Buery noted that there will be “additional half-day pre-K” slots next year.

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