P.S 158

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Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Upper East Side »

Parents Talk Admissions, Courses with Principal of New UES Middle School

M.S. 177 will open in fall 2014 under the direction of Prinicpal Christina Riggio.

Yorkville »

DOE Approves Controversial Admissions Plan for New UES Middle School

The Panel for Educational Policy voted on how students will be admitted to the new school at P.S. 158.

Upper East Side »

Parents Protest Proposed Admissions Plan for New UES Middle School

The Department of Education wants the student body to meet "unprecedented" criteria, critics say.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Siders Compete for Scant Public Pre-K Seats

With few slots at neighborhood schools, parents are preparing for a grueling application season.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Parents Speak Out Against Charter Schools at P.S. 158

P.S. 158 parents say they want a DOE middle school, not another charter school, in their building.

Midtown South »

Parents, Teachers Oppose Success Academy Expansion Plan

The charter chain is hoping to open two schools in existing public school buildings in District 2.

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 »

Parents Clamor for Middle School, But Clash Over Type

Upper East Side parents want a new middle school, but debate rages over whether it should be for gifted and talented children or general education.

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.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Real Estate Brokers Brace for Upper East Side School Rezoning

When the Department of Education recently announced a new round of proposed changes to the neighborhood's school zones, brokers have been bracing for the changes.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Kindergarten Waitlists Stress Out Upper East Side Parents

If you think college admissions are stressful, try getting your child into kindergarten on the Upper East Side.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Yorkville School Suspends 9-Year-Old For 'Kick Me' Sign

P.S. 158's zero tolerance for bullying led to a two day suspension for a fourth grader taping "kick me" on a classmate.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New Elementary School P.S. 267 Opens on the Upper East Side

After months of anticipation, the new P.S. 267 opened its doors to three classes of kindergartners on the Upper East Side.

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