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Downtown School Forms 'Human Chain' to Protest Cuomo's Teacher Evaluations

Parents and students at the Spruce Street School joined hands to protest Cuomo's controversial reforms.

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MAP: Here's Where the City Added the Most Free Pre-K Seats

The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.

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Planned FiDi Middle School Gets Green Light to Open Following Outcry

The DOE had hinted that the Spruce Street middle school might not open as planned.

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Spruce Street School Adds Full-Day Pre-K Class

Some Downtown schools cut their pre-K, but the Spruce Street School is opening a new 18-seat class.

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.

Greenwich Village »

Seats Still Open at Coveted Schools as Pre-K Deadline Nears, Officials Say

Many pre-K programs still have vacancies ahead of Wednesday's application deadline, the DOE said.

Battery Park City »

Parents Slam DOE Failure to Plan for Downtown Kindergarten Wait-Lists

More than 100 kids remain on the wait-lists for Downtown kindergartens.

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.

Financial District »

New Traffic Light Coming to Beekman Street After UPS Worker Killed by SUV

The crossing, which is near the Spruce Street School, has long been a cause of concern among parents.

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.

TriBeCa »

Popular Downtown Schools Face Kindergarten Lotteries Once Again

P.S. 234 and P.S. 276 will both have to hold lotteries for kindergarten this year.

Battery Park City »

Downtown Families Face Space Crunch in Beloved Schools

Lower Manhattan's elementary schools are popular but overcrowded.

Battery Park City »

P.S. 276 Parents Worry Overcrowding Will Cost Students Art, Science Rooms

Parents at the Battery Park City school want to limit the number of kindergarten classes next fall.

Civic Center »

New School Crossing Sign Coming to Dangerous Beekman Street Within Days

The city plans to install a new crossing sign on Beekman Street between William and Gold streets.

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.