Application Error Reverses Dozens Of Families Their Slots For Free Preschool Lottery

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A nightmare is brewing for some parents in New Jersey who thought they’d be able to send their children to preschool for free.

The acceptance was taken back due to an error, and Monday night they had to sit through a lottery all over again, reports CBS2’s Ali Bauman.

“I’m being kind by saying we’re really frustrated,” said mother Springteshya Bieniasz.

Bieniasz’s frustration comes because her 4-year-old daughter, Darren, was accepted to Brick Township’s public preschool.

But now she and the other 359 who applied have to go thru a lottery for just 150 spots all over again.

“I’m a single mom, this is state funded, it was curriculum based,” she said. “I’m waiting, hopefully she gets in tonight and I’ll see where we go from there. We already gave up her spot at her preschool…

Original published: 2019-05-20 23:41:12 Read the full New York City News here

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