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Apply Now for Pre-K, Sponsored by Henry Street Settlement

Calling All Four-Year-Olds!

Henry Street Settlement’s Early Childhood Education Center has openings in the Universal Pre-K classroom, which prepares children for the transition to …

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Living Stage Summer Festival Comes to Meltzer Tower Garden

The Living Stage brings a free two-day festival to Meltzer Tower Garden (94 E. 1st Street) to show off their brand new biodiverse, biodegradable …

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P.S. 20 Recognized For School Wellness Initiatives

Here’s a dispatch from the parent association at P.S. 20:

Earlier this month, the school was recognized as the citywide winner of the 2016-2017 …

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(Sponsored) Meet Our Educational Alliance Preschool Summer Camp 2017 Director!

(Written by Educational Alliance staff.) With summer in full swing, we interviewed Educational Alliance Preschool Summer Session Director Jessica Bieber to see what she has in store for kids in our 2017 summer program starting on June 26th. …

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Get Ready for Summer Camp 2017, Sponsored by Evolution Enrichment Center

Summer vacation does not have to be a summer slide. During 9 weeks from 07/03 – 09/1, students will be invited to explore, question, and develop thinking strategies to help them problem solve with the help of the prior knowledge. …

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Parents at University Neighborhood High School Fight Charter Co-Location Plan

Lower East Side parents are mobilizing to stop a charter school from co-locating in a century-old building housing University Neighborhood High School. …

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What Makes Our Pre-K Special, Sponsored by the Evolution Enrichment Center

Evolution Enrichment Center (EEC) is a perfect “one stop solution” for parents looking for Preschool, Pre-K for All, Afterschool with extended hours and a …

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Elevated Lead Levels Found in Drinking Water at NEST+m

Elevated levels of lead have been found in the drinking water of several New York City schools, including NEST+m, the Lower East Side school …

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Helping Children Around You, Sponsored by Evolution Enrichment Center

A Lower East Side resident, Khal Chirwa, was so deeply touched by what our students and teachers at Evolution Enrichment Center are doing that he made a generous personal donation to support children in need at our school. …

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Lower East Side Oral History Project Hosts Kickoff Jan. 19

A few weeks ago we mentioned the New York Public Library’s Lower East Side Oral History Project. So far, more than 30 interviews have been posted online featuring some of your neighbors. Coming up on Jan. 19, the library is hosting a kickoff celebration. …

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Evolution Enrichment Center Presents: Around The World In Four Days!

A Global Four-Day Camp Experience From December 27th to December 30th

We live in a global society. International communications, relationships and even friendships are …

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(Sponsored) Pre-K Students Hold Community Bake Sale to Benefit Children in Need

Evolution Enrichment Center PreK students recently decided to host a bake sale as a service project to help homeless children on the Lower East …

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Lower East Side Students: It’s Time to Properly Recognize “First White House”

Here’s an Election Day diversion. We thought it would be a good time to revisit a part of the Lower East Side’s presidential history this morning. …

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(Sponsored) The Importance of Play: A Few Things Every Parent Should Know

Sending your child off to preschool marks a major transition not just for you, but for your little loved one. To ensure your toddler …

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Comprehensive Kids School Closes Its Delancey Street Location (Updated)

You may have noticed the huge commercial leasing sign stretching across 130 Delancey St. Part of this building was formerly home to Comprehensive Kids …