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Long Island City »

Nearly All NYC Schools to Get Door Alarms This Year Under 'Avonte's Law'

More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.

TriBeCa »

City Will Fix Downtown School 'Crunch' by Sending Kids to Chinatown

Dozens of Downtown kids could be given spaces at P.S. 1 in Chinatown as soon as the fall of 2013.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

P.S. 290's Post-Rezoning Waitlist Angers Parents

Though P.S. 290 was rezoned to reduce waitlists, some parents got letters showing a waitlist of 42.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fight Kicks Off Over New School in UES's P.S. 158

Parents want a middle school to share space with P.S. 158. The DOE is also considering a K - 5 school.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New PS 527 to Focus on Foreign Languages, 'Global Studies'

Daniel McCormick, assistant principal at E. Harlem's G&T school, will lead the UES's new P.S. 527.

Downtown »

City Scraps Plan to Send TriBeCa Kids to Chinatown, But Warns of Waitlists

P.S. 234's current zone will remain intact in the fall of 2012, DOE officials said Monday.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan that Could Ease P.S. 116 Overcrowding

The Department of Education declined a request to ease overcrowding at Kips Bay's P.S. 116, but parents vowed to keep fighting.

Downtown »

City Releases Revised School Rezoning Plan for District 2

The DOE's new plan sends some children zoned for P.S. 234 in TriBeCa to P.S. 1 in Chinatown instead.

Downtown »

DOE to Unveil New Downtown School Rezoning Proposal

The DOE will offer a new plan for rezoning Downtown's schools, after parents objected to an earlier proposal.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Support Grows in Fight Against Overcrowded Schools in Kips Bay

A group of parents and teachers from P.S. 116 in Kips Bay have gained the support of local elected officials and community boards in their fight against overcrowding.

Downtown »

Education Dept. Reconsiders Unpopular Downtown School Rezoning Plan

A DOE official said the city may not force TriBeCa children to attend P.S. 3 in Greenwich Village as proposed.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side Principal and Parents Blast DOE Rezoning Plans

P.S. 290's principal fears that the DOE's rezoning of Upper East Side elementary schools could leave the popular school with too few students, which could then hurt the school's budget.

Downtown »

TriBeCa Parents Speak Out Against School Rezoning Proposal

Parents in northern TriBeCa want to send their children to the local P.S. 234, not P.S. 3 in Greenwich Village.

Downtown »

Extra Room in Chinatown Schools Could Ease Downtown Overcrowding, City Says

There are 350 to 370 seats available in P.S. 1 and P.S. 126, a Department of Education official said.

Downtown »

Downtown School Rezoning Would Slice TriBeCa in Half

The city wants to send TriBeCa children living above North Moore Street to the Greenwich Village's P.S. 3.