New York State’s new Pre-K Program

Schuyler Center, with our Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College partners has reviewed the new Pre-K budget language. Please see the key elements of this new program here. The New York State Education Department has also posted an overview, available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2014/April2014/UPK42814.pdf Audio of Pre-K Elements Conference Call  May 8, 2014:

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President's Message

Keep NY Smiling Launch

Schuyler Center has launched a campaign to improve dental health in the state of New York.  Keep NY Smiling will focus on creating stronger State-level policies to protect and promote oral health and foster local partnerships to demonstrate that communities can achieve measurable improvements in dental health through evidence-based prevention. Tooth decay remains the most…
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See Kate Breslin’s ‘President’s Corner’ on launch of dental health campaign

Schuyler Center has launched a campaign to improve dental health in the state of New York.  Keep NY Smiling will focus on creating stronger State-level policies to protect and promote oral health and foster local partnerships to demonstrate that communities can achieve measurable improvements in dental health through evidence-based prevention. Continuing reading the ‘President’s Corner’…

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Next Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Comparison of Executive and Legislative Budget Initiatives

The NYS Assembly and Senate recently passed resolutions of their respective budget priorities.  Please see our ‘Next Look‘ that compares the Executive and Legislative Budget initiatives with Schuyler Center policy priorities. What happens now?    Budget conference committees will meet to negotiate and ultimately determine the final budget.  New York’s budget year begins April 1st and…

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Schuyler Center Responds to Senate Resolution

The Senate Resolution funds several vital initiatives that support children and families, but undermines health coverage and planning and delays adult home residents’ transitions to community living. Investment in Early Childhood The Schuyler Center applauds the Senate for its strong support for universal pre-kindergarten and afterschool.  Both help ensure kids have a strong foundation to…

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