The reason is some kids just can't get into kindergartens in their own neighborhoods. So instead, they're forced to put their names onto waiting lists.
P.S. 3 is among the city schools that actually help draw young families to their neighborhoods. The chance that pre-K children could be moved around to make room for a shortage of kindergarten space, does not sit well with their parents.
The shortage of space has been a growing problem, especially in neighborhoods of District Two, which includes the Village.
On the subject of kindergarten space, parents were told at a District 3 meeting this week that the city would deliver on its obligation to provide kindergarten seats to neighborhood families across the city, even if it means moving pre-K programs.
But some parents say better planning for more school space, a major step in correcting the problem, has been overlooked.
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