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Park Slope »

Teachers at Top Brooklyn Schools Ask Parents to Help Save Their Jobs

Teachers say Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed evaluation system could cost some educators their jobs.

Hunts Point »

Kids Who Disobey Authority Still Face Suspension Under New Discipline Code

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña unveiled discipline reforms, but some advocates wanted bigger changes.

Port Morris »

City Creates Single Application for All Universal Pre-K Seats

Families will be able to fill out a single unified application for pre-K seats starting March 16.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Principal Blends the Arts and Common Core With a Dose of Mindful Breathing

Victoria Armas created City Knoll using her experience as an art teacher.

Midtown »

4 Reasons Parents Are Happy That School Superintendents Are Back in Power

Families believe newly empowered superintendents will be more responsive to complaints about schools.

Downtown Brooklyn »

40 New and Expanding Dual Language Programs Coming to NYC Schools

The languages range from Hebrew to Haitian Creole and will start in September 2015.

Civic Center »

4 Pressing Issues That Will Shape Schools Chancellor Farina's Second Year

From diversity to discipline, DNAinfo rounded up major issues the schools chancellor faces in 2015.

Civic Center »

City to Lift Cellphone Ban in Public Schools

Students will be allowed to bring cellphones to school, the city announced Wednesday.

Lower East Side »

DOE to Host Public Hearing on Success Academy's LES Location

Community members will be able to express their thoughts on a new charter school in the Lower East Side.

East Village »

DOE Announces City's First 45 'Community Schools'

45 schools across the city will become "community schools" early next year, the city announced.

Civic Center »

Latino Leaders Blast de Blasio About Disrespect in City Government

A group says de Blasio has not appointed enough Latinos despite broad support from the community.

Lower East Side »

Success Academy LES Relocation Needs a Public Hearing, Officials Say

State and local officials sent letters to Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña this week.

Civic Center »

MAP: Here's Where the City Added the Most Free Pre-K Seats

The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.

Williamsburg »

Schools Chancellor Discusses Boosting Williamsburg After-School Programs

Chancellor Carmen Farina also addressed student health and wellness, Common Core standards and more.

Bed-Stuy »

Boys and Girls High School Principal Says 'Mediocrity Cannot Be the Way'

New principal Michael Wiltshire announced an improvement plan for the struggling high school. 

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