NYC Seeks to Close 15 Day Care Centers in Budget Cuts

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More than a half-dozen gentrified neighborhoods in Brooklyn would lose subsidized day care centers for low-income families under proposed city budget cuts, Bloomberg administration officials said Wednesday.

A list of the 15 day care centers that are scheduled to close in July, 10 of them in Brooklyn, was released by the Administration for Children’s Services, and the agency tried to head off protests by unions, elected officials and families that have vowed to fight the closings.

City officials countered that most of the centers to be closed are in neighborhoods that no longer need as many slots for children in low-income families.

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