Dennis Walcott

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Lower East Side »

Parents and elected officials want de Blasio to keep his campaign vow to halt co-locations.

Bed-Stuy »

Boys and Girls principal Bernard Gassaway said he's against the co-location, despite its new name.

Gramercy »

A new program will train 120 high school teachers to bring coding to NYC classrooms, DOE officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

If approved, the Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice will open in 2014.

Long Island City »

The DOE will increase security after the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, Chancellor Dennis Walcott said.

West Brighton »

The library got an overhaul as part of Target and the Heart of America Foundation's national initiative.

Fordham »

The principal of PS 386 didn't tell authorities about a teacher's advances on a 10-year-old student.

Downtown Brooklyn »

"Respect For All" is a one-stop-shop for anti-bullying resources put together by the Dept. of Education.

Midland Beach »

Following opposition from teachers and families, the DOE announced it would drop the co-location plan.

Far Rockaway »

The DOE said they are working with FEMA, but so far only have plans to replace nine.

Civic Center »

Good government groups say the use of private email raises concerns of trying to avoid oversight.

Melrose »

Starting in January, families can apply to kindergarten online instead of in person, DOE officials said.

Soundview »

The next mayor's policies could have a big impact in areas with high charter demand, like The Bronx.

Park Slope »

Specialized teachers will be partially graded on students' performances in other classes.

Park Slope »

P.S. 133 has a new home at 610 Baltic St. and an admissions policy geared toward low-income families.