Families applying to Kindergarten will hear this week where their little ones are attending. Notices were put in the mail today.
The latest data from Tweed shows fluid movement among school districts and neighborhoods as students displaced by Sandy find new or temporary schools. Attendance rate for the relocated students was just 30 percent on Thursday.
Principals of public schools in Chinatown say they see an influx of new students in the weeks and months after the Lunar New Year holiday, which took place last week and is the most important day in the traditional Chinese calendar. Not only do children disappear for days or weeks to return to their hometowns in China for the holiday, but many families also come back with additional children.
A new, free resource to help parents understand the school enrollment process and connect with school personnel was released on Wednesday.
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