Pre-Kindergarten Program Is Shining As New York City's Schools Struggle
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A well-placed, orderly sandbox. Teachers who laugh often. Plenty of miniature tables and chairs.
Those are markers of an excellent pre-K classroom. And New York City, home to the largest citywide prekindergarten initiative in the country, has these features -- and many more -- in the vast majority of its programs, according to new data shared with The New York Times.
In 2018, about 94 percent of th...