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Upper West Side »

4 Ways to Get Kids Eating Healthier Food in NYC Public Schools

Parents can advocate for an alternative lunch menu, hydroponic gardens and training for school cooks.

TriBeCa »

Downtown Kindergartens Flooded With Even More Applicants Than Last Year

Downtown's crowded elementary schools have more applicants than seats for their kindergarten programs.

Battery Park City »

Two Downtown Schools Cut Pre-K Programs Because of Overcrowding

P.S. 276 and the Peck Slip School will not run pre-K programs during the 2014-2015 school year.

Battery Park City »

Downtown Schools Open Extra Classes to Clear Kindergarten Waitlists

Parents received the welcome news that their kids will have seats in local kindergartens this fall.

Financial District »

Popular Downtown Schools Add Whopping 148 Children to Wait-List

Most of lower Manhattan's elementary schools have placed children on long wait-lists.

TriBeCa »

Despite New School, Beloved Downtown Pre-K Programs Remain in Huge Demand

A new pre-K is coming to Lower Manhattan, but parents still want to see more seats in the area.

Battery Park City »

Downtown Families Face Space Crunch in Beloved Schools

Lower Manhattan's elementary schools are popular but overcrowded.

Elmhurst »

Community Board Approves New 'Slow Zone' For Elmhurst

The new zone will reduce speeds by 10 mph and add speed bumps and signage to the area.

TriBeCa »

City Will Fix Downtown School 'Crunch' by Sending Kids to Chinatown

Dozens of Downtown kids could be given spaces at P.S. 1 in Chinatown as soon as the fall of 2013.

Battery Park City »

Battery Park City School Opens Extra Kindergarten to Take Waitlisted Kids

P.S. 276 will open a fifth section of kindergarten in the fall of 2012, staff said.

Battery Park City »

Waitlisted Battery Park City Kindergarteners Will Go to Chinatown, DOE Says

Battery Park City parents were upset their children might have to attend school outside the neighborhood.

Downtown »

Parents Slam City Solutions for Downtown Kindergarten Waitlists

Parents said the city needs to build another new school in Lower Manhattan.

Morris Park & Parkchester »

12-Year-Old Boy Vanishes From Bronxwood School

Arron Ferrera, 12, went missing from P.S. 89 at 980 Mace Ave. on March 30, 2012.

Manhattan »

City May Kill Pre-K Classes to Accommodate Waitlisted Kindergartners

The DOE may eliminate pre-k programs to free up space for hundreds of waitlisted kindergartners.

Downtown »

Popular Downtown Schools Waitlist Nearly 100 Children

Four of Downtown's five zoned elementary schools have kindergarten waitlists, school staff said.