A push for universal after-school gains traction in Albany

Zellnor Myrie

Originally published in Chalkbeat on .
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A Brooklyn state senator’s push for universal after-school programs is gaining traction among his Albany colleagues

“This should be at the top of our agenda if we are in fact serious about public safety, the future of our children, and the health of our communities,” said Myrie, who represents a swath of Brooklyn from Crown Heights and East Flatbush to Park Slope and Windsor Terrace.