City

City hopes to increase pre-K access

September 23, 2009 • 0
After a two-year review of the city’s schools, the New Haven Early Childhood Council — a New Haven based nonprofit committed to ensuring quality early education for all — released a report that aims to help measure year-to-year access to prekindergarten programs, outreach to families and expanded health care coverage for children through age 8. »
University

QuestBridge entices low-income applicants to Yale

September 10, 2009 • 38
Rebekah Stewart ’13 might not have even gone to college if it weren’t for the QuestBridge program. As a high school senior in the small town of Alma, Ark., Stewart said her college prospects were grim; even the costs of attending her local community college looked prohibitive. Stewart’s future changed, however, when she received a »