Daily News: City plans to close dozens of after-school programs across Brooklyn
City plans to close dozens of after-school programs across Brooklyn
Brooklyn could lose half of the borough’s 177 after-school programs
By Erin Durkin
May 20, 2012
The city is set to close dozens of Brooklyn after-school programs, angering working parents who say there’s nowhere else for their kids to go.
Brooklyn is slated to lose 77 of its 154 Out of School Time programs in the fall, the most programs axed in any borough.
Todd Maisel/New York Daily News
Hundreds of parents, children and community leaders from the Cypress Hill Local Development Corporation demonstrate against budget cuts to after-school programs.