NY Daily News: Bill de Blasio: Mayor’s Budget Guts Child Services

By Celeste Katz

According to “Cut Now, Pay Later,” de Blasio’s office finds “this loss of 6,500 early care and education slots alone in this year’s budget will hand future administrations at least $845 million in future costs for remediation, health care, lost wages and add public safety.”

The PA (and potential 2013 mayoral candidate) calculates Bloomberg’s plan, if enacted as written, would slash $175 million from vital programs in early care and education, vouchers and the Out-of-School Time, Beacon and NYCHA Cornerstone programs.

Read more at: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/05/bill-de-blasio-mayors-budget-guts-child-services

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