Pat Carney, who has a background in business, taught at P.S. 234 before opening Sixth Avenue Elementary.
Here are tips on what to do if your family is still waiting for a seat.
Staff, parents and students spoke out against the state's controversial English exams Friday.
Downtown's crowded elementary schools have more applicants than seats for their kindergarten programs.
The yearly school fundraiser features tasty bites from some of the city's top chefs.
P.S. 276 and the Peck Slip School will not run pre-K programs during the 2014-2015 school year.
Officials nominated longtime P.S. 234 teacher Pat Carney to lead the new school on Sixth Avenue.
Greenwich Street was crowded with families headed back to school at P.S. 234 Monday morning.
More than a millon students returned to school Monday.
Parents received the welcome news that their kids will have seats in local kindergartens this fall.
More than 100 kids remain on the wait-lists for Downtown kindergartens.
Most of lower Manhattan's elementary schools have placed children on long wait-lists.
P.S. 234 and P.S. 276 will both have to hold lotteries for kindergarten this year.
Lower Manhattan's elementary schools are popular but overcrowded.
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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