Bed-Stuy Patch: Afterschool Options on the Cutting Board in Brooklyn
Afterschool Options on the Cutting Board in Brooklyn
Will this mean fewer work hours for parents, or will more idle young hands become the devil’s playground?
By C. Zawadi Morris
May 22, 2012
It looks like budget cuts are taking aim at a new target: afterschool programs.
The city announced late last week that it planned to close at least half of the after school programs in Brooklyn, reducing the number from 154, down to 77 by fall, according to a Daily News report.