Cuomo Official: Yeshivos Likely Eligible for Free Pre-K


school-busYeshivos will be eligible to apply for the free full-day prekindergarten program released in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2014 budget blueprint, a top official on Thursday told several dozen Orthodox community leaders and yeshivah representatives at an event in Boro Park.

As part of a series of presentations across the state following the governor’s release Monday of the state’s $137 billion budget, Kenneth Adams was at the Boro Park Y to discuss portions of it that were relevant to the Orthodox community. The president and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation, a state entity, Adams is charged with overseeing all real estate developments in New York. Read more here.

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  1. With UPK schools are not allowed to teach religious subjects. Now with half day the school can claim religious subjects are taught the other part of the day. What will they do if they get full days?