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TriBeCa »

Nearly 40 Manhattan Public Schools Protest State English Exams

Staff, parents and students spoke out against the state's controversial English exams Friday.

Bed-Stuy »

Bill to Put Alarms on School Exits Needed as Pre-K Expands, Councilman Says

A new bill that would alarm elementary school exits is crucial with universal pre-K, its sponsor says.

Bed-Stuy »

'Audible Alarms' Law Proposed to Stop Kids Wandering From School

The bill would add an alarm system to public school exits across the city.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy School Under Investigation After 4-Year-Old Leaves Unattended

The city is looking into how 4-year-old Symeir Talley-Jasper was able to walk out of P.S. 59 unnoticed.

Upper West Side »

Kids Yoga Classes on UWS Aim to Take Stress Out of Test-Taking

Lil Yogis offers classes in how to deal with tension and anxiety during and leading up to big tests. 

Gramercy »

Murray Hill and Gramercy Calling for More Pre-K Programs

P.S. 40 is losing its pre-K program because of overcrowding.

Kips Bay »

New Murray Hill School Gives East Side Parents More Choice

Zoning changes that begin to take effect in fall of 2013 will help reduce overcrowding in the area.

Kips Bay »

Kips Bay Parents Fight Plan to Bring 'Underprivileged' Kids to New School

Nearly 50 parents signed a petition claiming the zoning lines for the new P.S. 281 would hurt the school.

Kips Bay »

Overcrowded East Side School Zones to Shrink in 2013

The District 2 Community Education Council voted to approve sweeping zoning changes Thursday.

Midtown East »

DOE to Use More Public-Private Partnerships to Build Schools, Walcott Says

Chancellor Walcott said he hopes to replicate the partnership behind the new P.S. 59 building.

Kips Bay »

City Unveils Zoning Plan for New Kips Bay School

P.S. 281 is scheduled to open on East 35th Street near First Avenue in fall of 2013.

Midtown East »

High School of Art and Design Kicks Off School Year in New Building

The new facility gives the school space for two galleries to exhibit student work.

Midtown East »

Whole Foods 57th Street Store Opening Draws Throngs of Shoppers

Whole Foods marked its new 57th St. location by donating 57 salad bars to schools around New York City.

Midtown East »

New Whole Foods Opening on 57th Street Thursday

A new Whole Foods Market will open Thursday on East 57th Street.

Kips Bay »

P.S. 281 Will Not Have Middle School Seats, City Says

The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.

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