NYC Pre-K Should Include Time for Religion

28 Jan 2015

Advocates for the city’s Jewish community are blasting Mayor de Blasio with a series of ads over a prekindergarten policy they say costs Jewish families $50 million a year.

Orthodox Union political director Maury Litwack said few Orthodox Jewish kids are taking advantage of de Blasio’s universal pre-K because its full-day schedule leaves no time for religious instruction.

“Mr. Mayor … MAKE UNIVERSAL PER-K UNIVERSAL,” say the ads, which kicked off Tuesday in several Jewish and political publications.

Continue reading at the New York Daily News.

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