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See How Park Slope Schools Did on State Tests This Year

Many local schools performed far better than the city average on state math and English tests.

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Fans Want to Rename Park Slope Street for Rapper Pumpkinhead

The underground rapper grew up on Degraw Street and often namechecked Park Slope in his music.

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Police Arrest Chaperone Who Hit Teen at Park Slope Middle School

Roberta Woelfling was charged with assault in connection with the May 15 incident, police said.

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Chaperone Slapped 13-Year-Old in the Face at Park Slope School, Mom Says

Petal Joseph's daughter was slapped in the face by another mother during a choral concert, she said.

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How Brownstone Brooklyn Parents Aim to Take Over a Struggling Middle School

Parents are trying to turn a low-performing middle school into a place they'd want to send their kids.

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Park Slope Teen Pushes for Traffic Safety After 3 Classmates Killed by Cars

Former M.S. 51 student Alison Collard de Beaufort wants kids to get involved in pedestrian safety.

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Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Is Third Traffic Death at Park Slope School

Mohammad Uddin was a 2014 grad of M.S. 51, where two other students have died after being hit by cars.

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Parent-Teacher Conferences Limited to 3 Minutes at Big Middle Schools

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

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Principal Brings Science Background to Arts-Focused M.S. 51

Lenore Berner, whose kids went to M.S. 51, has been principal there for eight years.

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M.S. 51 to Honor Boy Killed in Car Accident with Concert, Instruments

M.S. 51 is hosting a concert with a tribute to 12-year-old Sammy Cohen-Eckstein.

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DOT Safety Plan for Fourth Avenue Finally Approved by Community Board 6

After tweaks by DOT, including removing some left turn bans, Community Board 6 approved the safety plan.

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Park Slope Middle Schoolers Leading Charge in Anti-Plastic Bag Campaign

Students from M.S. 51 are asking stores to sign pledges not to use plastic bags.

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New Brooklyn Middle School Still Accepting Applications for This Fall

Fifth graders can still apply to the new Brooklyn Urban Garden School, a Windsor Terrace middle school.

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P.S. 10 Parents Push for Spanish Dual Language Program

Parents at P.S. 10 are hoping to start the language immersion program as soon as this fall.