The P.S. 199 waitlist increased dramatically this year, which parents are blaming on K Connect.
Assigning one police officer to a school on Primary Day is not enough, parents and leaders argue.
P.S. 199 has received nearly 600 applications this year for fewer than 150 spots.
Parents said having so many strangers in local schools for elections is disruptive and unsafe.
Parents said they're anxious about their children getting middle school seats in District 3.
The playground redesign is being reconsidered, months after the initial design was approved.
P.S. 199 was granted a National Blue Ribbon School Award by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
The redesign of the playground sparked a heated debate between Upper West Side parents.
More than 200 supporters have signed a petition to oppose the proposed redevelopment at two area schools.
A working group has formed to focus on the future of Beacon High School, which will be vacated in 2015.
The redevelopment of the elementary schools is controversial.
Success Academy wants to build a new neighborhood school, but parents are pushing back against the idea.
Some Upper West Side elementary schools are overcrowded, while magnet schools offer an alternative.
An effort to remove toxic PCB chemicals from P.S. 199 failed, and now parents want more testing to pinpoint the source of the harmful toxins.
Parents say cars drive too fast down West 70th Street, creating a safety hazard at P.S. 199.
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