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 / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 4:00 AM
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.

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.

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