“I am a first time mother of a 2 ½ year old boy,“ writes Lillian from the Bronx. "Pre-k is very important for my son’s learning process. Kids are like sponges; they soak up knowledge quickly, and we have to take advantage of that.
"I also hope that the after-school program will be available for my son, so it can help him in school and keep him off the streets – not to mention the extra time it gives me to get home from work.”
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