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De Blasio praises pre-k in State of the City speech

Although affordable housing was the main topic of the mayor’s speech Tuesday night, he did praise the success of his universal pre-k, which enrolled 30,000 more students than last year. http://bit.ly/1DxLf9v

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De Blasio’s Pre-K Plan Deserves a Chance

The case for universal pre-K is a no-brainer. By investing in our children early, and with the right resources, would equip them with the tools necessary not only to succeed in kindergarten, but in overall educational attainment.

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The Nation’s Betsy Reed on How de Blasio’s Pre-K Plan Could “Redistribute Wealth”

“Something’s being lost in the battle of the pre-K plans,” says Betsy Reed of The Nation.

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Key Lawmakers Show Support for Mayor’s Pre-K Plan, Others Deride

The pre-K plan proposed by New York City Mayor de Blasio has its detractors and supporters. Recently, key New York City elected officials ramped up support of the mayor, as a state senator bashed hopes of a vote on the plan in Albany.

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De Blasio Hits a Snag in Pre-K Plan

It’s no secret that education and pre-K is at the top of Bill de Blasio’s policy agenda, but now he is having a tough time convincing lawmakers in Albany to support financing his plan by raising taxes on wealthy New Yorkers.

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