NY Daily News: Uptown students to Mayor Bloomberg: Don’t axe our after-school programs!
Uptown students to Mayor Bloomberg: Don’t axe our after-school programs!
PS 311Amistad Dual Language School one of hundreds that would see afternoon care scrapped
By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Thursday, May 31, 2012, 4:00 AM
Illustration by E Fitz Smith/Daily News
Fifth grade students at PS 311 Amistad School in Washington Heights are writing to local lawmakers to protest drastic funding cuts for after-school care contained in Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget for FY 2013. The students’ after-school program, run by Inwood Community Service Inc., is one that would be scrapped.
The children of upper Manhattan are about to deliver a heartfelt message to Mayor Bloomberg: Put away your budget axe and spare our beloved after-school programs.