New York State Legislators Approve Dedicated Funding for Full Day Universal Pre-K and Afterschool Programs

The Governor, Assembly and Senate agreed to a budget that includes $1.5 billion in dedicated funding for universal, high-quality pre-K ($300 million per year for five years) and significant funding for after-school programs. The deal will allow New York City to implement the largest single universal, high-quality pre-K program in the country.   Immediately upon[…]