Village Voice: Bloomberg’s Budget Cuts Brooklyn’s After-School Programs in Half
Bloomberg’s Budget Cuts Brooklyn’s After-School Programs in Half
By John Surico
May 20, 2012
As of now, the Out of School Time program reaches 154 schools in Brooklyn. According to its website, it offers “a mix of academic, recreational and cultural activities for young people (grades K-12) after school” and is free of charge. It’s also a relief to parents who work longer hours and rely on the program to watch over their children into the evening.
But, according to a new report out by The Daily News, it looks like almost 10,000 kids in Brooklyn who participate in the program are out of luck this fall.