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City pre-K programs lag behind nonprofits in quality: analysis

Jan 10, 2016

astoriapreschoolCity-funded pre-kindergarten programs run by nonprofit, community and faith-based organizations rated an average 12 percent higher in quality than those run by the city Department of Education, a stunning analysis shows.


The findings are based on the city’s "quality reports," which evaluate factors such as health and safety, classroom environment, and meaningful activities. ... The program with the highest score — 5.9 — is run by the Grace Lutheran Church in Astoria.


Read the full article from the New York Post here.