Is Free Pre-K in NYC Favoring the Rich?

Introduction A hallmark of mayoral administration of NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio has been free pre-K for all New York families. When the program was initially rolled out there were complaints in some quarters that upper-income neighborhoods were getting more slots. This is an exploration comparing income to pre-K seats by neighborhoods. It was done mainly to help me practice with the whole workflow of data gathering, document parsing, and data tidying - plus making cool bi-variate choropleth maps!