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Racial Gap Widening at Upper West Side Schools, Data Shows

The percentage of African-American students at local schools has steadily declined over the past decade.

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Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.

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What You Need to Know Before Sending Your Child to a Dual Language Program

Dual language programs are on the rise in the city's schools. Here's what you need to know about them.

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City's Street Safety Improvements on UWS Don't Go Far Enough, Advocates Say

From additional speed humps to slow zones, advocates want more to be done to protect pedestrians.

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Online-Only Kindergarten Application Increases Digital Divide, Critics Say

The city's new online kindergarten application system has highlighted the digital divide among families.

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Here's How to Guard Your Child's Privacy Amid NYC's Student Data-Sharing

Many parents are worried about student privacy as schools change how records are kept.

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Fed-Up Parents Say Primary Day Causes Safety Risk at Schools

Parents said having so many strangers in local schools for elections is disruptive and unsafe.

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UWS Students Score Well Above Citywide Average on State Tests

Students in District 3 did better on the whole than the citywide average on the new standardized tests.

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Artwork by UWS Elementary Students Featured at Morningside Heights Library

The work by students at P.S. 75 and P.S. 145 will be on display at the library through March 11.

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Parents Turn to Magnet Schools to Escape Overcrowding

Some Upper West Side elementary schools are overcrowded, while magnet schools offer an alternative.

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Spain's Princess Visits UWS School, Marks New Partnership with the DOE

The Princess of Spain visited PS 75, marking a new partnerhsip between her country and the DOE.

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P.S. 75 Principal Bob O'Brien Values Arts and Diversity

Bob O'Brien has been principal of P.S. 75 for 15 years and calls it his "dream job."

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Upper West Side Parents Push for Russian Dual-Language Program at School

Russian-speaking parents are looking for an Upper West Side school to host a dual-language program.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Side Public Schools Burn Dirty Heating Oil, Board Says

Community Board 7 wants the city to "take immediate steps" to switch schools that burn polluting dirty oil to cleaner fuel.

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Bill Perkins Drops the N-Word in Attack on Upper West Side Charter School

State Sen. Bill Perkins' use of the n-word raised eyebrows at a rally against a charter school.