Leonie Haimson

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Forest Hills »

Under the city's current plan, approximately 38,000 new school seats would be created citywide.

Richmond Hill »

The mayor described his effort to fix failing schools much like going to war.

Woodside »

Schools are crowded in all five boroughs. New seats are on the way, but not enough to solve the problem.

Civic Center »

The state's Education Department won't send student data to inBloom's online portal.

Woodside »

A proposal to ease overcrowding at P.S. 11 in Woodside would make it worse, parents said.

Park Slope »

Parents charge through schools for time slots "like the running of the bulls," one PTA member said.

New York City »

Educators laud the assessments that could draw attention to subjects other than English and Math.

New York City »

Class sizes rose across the city this year, the Department of Education said.

New York City »

A total of 670 schools have overcrowded classes this fall, the United Federation of Teachers said.

New York City »

Queens had 155 of the city's 357 trailers during the 2011-12 school year.

Downtown »

The city has nearly 1,000 more overcrowded classrooms this year than last year, the United Federation of Teachers said.

Manhattan »

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein stepped down Tuesday and will be replaced by Hearst magazines executive Cathie Black.

Manhattan »

More than 700 elementary and middle schools received lower grades this year compared to last year.