New York Times:
"Rebecca Tirado arrived six days early to enroll her 7-year-old twins at the People’s Music School. With a tent, an air mattress and a cooler stocked with Gatorade and yogurt, she and her husband were ready for an extended sidewalk stakeout.
Space is limited at the Uptown school, which since 1975 has offered free after-school music education to children from low-income families. Last summer some parents camped outside for four days to register their children in the first-come first-served program. By lining up six days before the Aug. 27 registration, Ms. Tirado, 42, thought she was playing it safe."
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