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Ready to Learn provides on-air, online and print resources and community outreach designed to help parents, caregivers and educators get young children ready for success in school. Learn more.

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New York City provides FREE Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) programs for children who turn four years of age by December 31, 2009 and live in New York City. ĘSeats are still available for Pre-Kindergarten programs at public schools and contracted early childhood community-based organizations (CBOs).

You must register your child by October 30, 2009.

Check the link below to find a list of public schools with available pre-K seats for the 2009-10 school year (as of October 5, 2009). After finding schools of interest, you may contact the schools directly to find out about seat availability.



Soak Up the Sun
Kids love warm weather! Use this month's Learning Triangle to teach your kids how important the sun is to everything living on Earth. Let's all use the Learning Triangle!

Looking for ways to stay involved in your child's schooling? SchoolSourceNYC: Answers for New York City Families is an exciting multimedia project that provides the latest information on education topics important to New York City families. Print and multimedia materials showcased on the website include topics on how to register for kindergarten, transitioning to kindergarten, and why families need to stay involved and connected to schools. Find out more here.

How often have you heard the words "I want to be a vet when I grow up!" As an educator, you are helping to shape the future of our children and the FutureVet program can help! The FutureVet program offers grade specific presentation materials for educators to utilize for any educational environment. Providing students with the resources to learn about Pets and proper Pet care will help build a more compassionate society. Click here for more information!

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