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August 22, 2014

In Run Up to First Day of School, New Health and Safety Initiatives Fix Hundreds of Violations at Pre-K Centers

Over past month, the City has worked with providers to ensure that sites are ready for the new school year, reducing by two-thirds the number of violations that require immediate action

No site will open for pre-K unless all violations in need of immediate attention have been corrected, or mitigated so that no child is unsafe

Health Department launching new Program Performance Improvement Initiative

August 22, 2014 – Today, the Health Department and the Department of Education announced major steps they have taken this summer to ensure every pre-K site meets the Health Department’s high standards of health and safety. Since implementing more frequent site visits of Community-Based Early Childhood Centers and more aggressive timelines for corrective action plans, the number of sites with outstanding violations has …

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