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Bed-Stuy »

15-Year-Old Arrested for Fourth of July BBQ Shooting

A 63-year-old man was shot in the back during a park barbecue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police said.

Long Island City »

Nearly All NYC Schools to Get Door Alarms This Year Under 'Avonte's Law'

More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.

Bed-Stuy »

$4.9M Renovation Planned for Bed-Stuy's Sumner Playground

The park will get a new basketball court, fitness equipment and "family-oriented" improvements.

Bed-Stuy »

'Avonte's Law,' Requiring Exit Alarms at Schools, Clears City Council

The new "audible alarms bill" requires the city to examine schools to see where alarms are necessary.

Bed-Stuy »

Parent Group Starts Petition to Put Alarms on School Exits

The "audible alarms bill" is sponsored by central Brooklyn Councilman Robert Cornegy.

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.