Carmen Farina

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Upper West Side »

She will help appeal the state's ruling of the Upper West Side's P.S. 191 as "persistently dangerous."

Upper West Side »

The schools were placed on the state's list based on the number of violent incidents and their severity.

Central Harlem »

Scores on state math and English exams rose slightly this year, officials said Wednesday.

Civic Center »

The DOE says 95 percent of parents are satisfied with their kids' schools. Experts aren't surprised.

Midtown »

The city is partnering with eyeglasses giant Warby Parker to provide school kids with glasses.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

The PROSE schools allow teachers to change city mandated curriculum and structure.

Homecrest »

This year at least 69 students have wandered off school property, a report released Tuesday said. 

Forest Hills »

P.S. 196 wants to change its name from The Grand Central Parkway School to The School with a Heart.

Park Slope »

City schools are pushing back against a growing number of families opting out of the state tests.

Fort George »

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said the city will open 41 new classes for students with autism.

Williamsburg »

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for a renewal of mayoral educational control for three years.

Bed-Stuy »

The Department of Education will close the Ethical Community Charter School due to poor test scores.

TriBeCa »

Just 5 percent of offers to elite high schools went to black students and 7 percent to Latinos.

Park Slope »

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

Hunts Point »

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