Pre-k enrollment for city homeless kids doubles for 2017

Nearly twice as many city 4-year-olds vital in shelters got seats in city prekindergarten programs this year, compared with 2016, Education Department officials said.

In 2017, all 1,551 authorised kids who live in city shelters got pre-K seats for a propagandize year that starts in September, adult from 860 kids in shelters who got offers for seats in 2016.

The thespian boost came after a city Education Department’s tyro enrollment bureau altered process to compare all authorised kids in shelters with pre-K programs, either they practical for seats or not.

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The sheer boost comes after an Education Department process change that matched all authorised kids in shelters with pre-K programs, either they practical for seats or not.

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Deputy Mayor Richard Buery pronounced a pre-K seats a city set aside for homeless kids are located nearby shelters.

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“Even if they couldn’t contention an application, we’ve nonetheless hold a chair for them,” Buery said. “This removes one some-more challenge, one some-more bit of attrition that can that can keep kids from those programs.”

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