New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

Henry Goldman

Bloomberg NYC Plans Citywide Expansion of Free Preschool for 3-Year-Olds by Henry Goldman

NYC Plans Citywide Expansion of Free Preschool for 3-Year-Olds

The service is worth about $10,000 to the average family, according to new Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter. The stimulus-relief package made the expansion possible, according to the mayor.

“That’s quite a legacy that will be felt by countless families,” said Ben Kallos, a Democratic councilman representing Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where he said preschool spots typically cost $30,000 a year.