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Lower East Side »

Schools Chancellor to Answer Parents' Questions at Town Hall Meeting

Parents will have to send in their questions for Carmen Fariña ahead of the Sept. 17. meeting.

Sugar Hill »

Uptown Charter School Denied Co-Location in Crowded District, DOE Says

Global Community Charter School wanted to expand by co-locating with a public school in District 6.

Flatiron »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Check out DNAinfo New York's best stories of the week.

Crown Heights »

Students Head Back to School as Mayor Launches Pre-K Expansion

Tens of thousands of 4-year-olds started school Thursday in new full-day pre-K seats.

Civic Center »

City Used Inexperienced Workers to Inspect Pre-K Facilities, Sources Say

Education workers with no inspection experience were given crash course on pre-K walk-throughs.

Inwood »

6 Changes Coming to the City's Public Schools This Year

From parent engagement to admission policies, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is making changes.

New Brighton »

16-Year-Old Football Player Dies After Collapsing During Practice

Miles Kirkland, 16, died after he collapsed during a football practice at Curtis High School.

Vinegar Hill »

De Blasio Accuses Stringer of Fearmongering on Universal Pre-K

The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.

Park Slope »

Scores Rise Slightly on State's Math and English Tests, City Says

Scores on standardized tests for third- through eighth-graders rose after last year's dismal results.

Long Island City »

62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

High Bridge »

Arts Programs in City Schools Get $23M Boost

The funds will help new teachers, buy materials and improve facilities, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Report Reveals Horror of Botched Science Experiment That Maimed Teen

The report details the perspective of students, teachers and staff on what went wrong at Beacon High.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Promises to Streamline Special Education Reimbursement Process

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

Upper West Side »

UWS Parents Slam Chancellor for Ignoring Construction, Waitlist Issues

Parents grilled Carmen Fariña on the development near P.S. 163 and the long waitlist at P.S. 199.

Upper West Side »

Chancellor Farina to Hear From Upper West Side Parents Wednesday

Community Education Council 3 is holding a town hall with the chancellor Wednesday.

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