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Learn at Home Activity Update

Although our schools are currently closed to students until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff remain firmly committed to our miss…
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In-Home Resource Kit for School-Age Children

The Comprehensive After School System of NYC (COMPASS NYC) comprises more than 900 programs serving young people enrolled in grades K-12. The Friends …
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Happy Lunar New Year!

Students and staff at our Coney Island (Avenue W) Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center were joined by families and community residents in welco…
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Five Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Matters

Contemporary research now overwhelmingly shows that investment in early education — particularly among disadvantaged children — improves n…
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Mayor Credits Pre-K Program for Improved Test Scores in State Exams

New York City - City public school students are performing better on state exams and Mayor de Blasio says that's partly because of Universal Pre-Kinde…
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Dear Presidential Candidates: What Are Your Plans for Early Childhood Education?

Prominent 2020 presidential candidates have unveiled policy platforms that include plans for, and investments in, early childhood education. It is enc…
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