The city added nearly 4,000 new full day public pre-K openings for 2014-15. With the April 23 deadline for pre-K applications looming, parents are looking for schools that have additional openings. What schools are near you?
Giving our children the best education also means providing them with safe environments for learning. Some schools are safer than others, according to the New York State Department of Education, which collects detailed data on violent and disruptive incidents in all public schools.
As New York City prepares to welcome a new mayor, over 150,000 English Language Learner (ELL) students and their parents hope the new administration means improvements to their schools. New York City has the largest school system with the second highest number of English Language learners in the nation. Yet, less than half of all ELLs graduate from high school, signifcantly less than the 67.5% average graduation rate.