Full-day pre-K sections are coming to P.S. 116 and P.S. 40 this fall, according to officials.
Some neighbors oppose NYC Social Sports Club's bid to play until 10 p.m. at Peter's Field.
Students of Gramercy's P.S. 40 shared their thoughts about leaving their friends for the summer.
P.S. 40 in Bed-Stuy is one of the neighborhood's best schools, but Leonie Hibbert is pushing for more.
P.S. 40 is losing its pre-K program because of overcrowding.
Zoning changes that begin to take effect in fall of 2013 will help reduce overcrowding in the area.
Nearly 50 parents signed a petition claiming the zoning lines for the new P.S. 281 would hurt the school.
The District 2 Community Education Council voted to approve sweeping zoning changes Thursday.
The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.
The school has waitlists for kindergarten and first grade, despite a spacious new facility.
Parents of prospective P.S. 59 students are facing waitlists for both kindergarten and first grade.
Waitlists are predicted at P.S. 40 and P.S. 116, although P.S. 59 might be spared.
Parents prepped kids and teachers spruced up classrooms as schools geared up for the first day of classes.
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