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DOE Changes Queens School Bus Route After Parents Say Trip Doubled

Queens parents say they were told they had to start showing up at the bus stop a half hour earlier.

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P.S. 122 Students Honored for Test Scores on Tough, New Exams

Councilman Peter Vallone said that the scores showed that the school's G&T program was effective.

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Astoria Parents Vying for P.S. 122's Coveted G&T Irked by Scoring Error

Even more students now qualify for the prestigious program, stressing local parents.

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DOE Nixes Plan to Cut Gifted Program at Astoria's P.S. 122 After Backlash

Under pressure, the Department of Education withdrew plans to slash the G&T program in P.S. 122.

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Chancellor Walcott Agrees to Meet with P.S. 122 Parents About G&T Changes

A group of Queens parents confronted Dennis Walcott at a community meeting in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

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DOE to Cut Gifted Classes at Astoria's Prestigious P.S. 122

The city will dramatically reduce the size of the school's G&T middle school, to the outrage of parents.

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P.S. 166 Students Win Fight for Gifted Middle School Seats in Queens

Current gifted students will be granted spots at a new program that will launch next year at I.S. 126.

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Schools with Gifted Programs in Demand in Western Queens

The neighborhood's most sought-after schools include P.S. 122, P.S. 85 and P.S. 166, known for their G&T.

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Prestigious Queens G&T Program to Extend to Eighth Grade, Chancellor Says

P.S. 85's STEM Academy is currently K-5 and the only citywide gifted program without a middle school.

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Walcott to Meet With Parents About More G&T Seats in Astoria

Parents in District 30 have demanded more seats for gifted and talented children.

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Parents Demand More Gifted and Talented Seats In District 30

Parents are angry that the city may not guarantee their kids spots in the middle school G&T program.

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