A group says de Blasio has not appointed enough Latinos despite broad support from the community.
State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.
The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.
Chancellor Carmen Farina also addressed student health and wellness, Common Core standards and more.
New principal Michael Wiltshire announced an improvement plan for the struggling high school.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña delivered the welcome news to M.S. 61 Wednesday night.
Brooklyn School of Inquiry Principal Donna Taylor later apologized to parents for her words.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $150 million program to boost failing schools instead of closing them.
Public middle school teachers will work for two years to develop a new math and science program.
A 13- and 14-year-old boy were arrested for attacking two girls aged 12 and 13, police said.
Clarence Ellis was among 15 new superintendents appointed by Chancellor Fariña last week.
Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.
A student at 184 Baltic St. choked and was taken to Methodist Hospital where she died, officials said.
Two 8-year-old girls and four adults were struck when a car jumped the curb outside P.S. 307 Friday.
Manuel Ramirez was appointed superintendent after 10 years at successful M.S. 327 in The Bronx.
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