THE BRONX - As the push to grant access to universal pre-Kindergarten expands throughout the city, one of the newest programs is set to open on City Island.
Sen. Jeffrey Klein says the move should lift a weight from parents' pockets.
Beverly Jones says she's happy about the new program because paying for day care for her 3-year-old son Wyatt has placed a financial burden on her and her husband.
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"We can see the light at the end of the tunnel now," she said.
Officials are urging parents to register children as soon as possible. The deadline is April 24.