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Success Academy Union Square Welcomes First Students

The controversial charter school chain welcomed its first kindergartners at its new location.

Midtown South »

Success Academy Aims to Open First High School in Murray Hill

The school would replace Norman Thomas High School, which is being phased out due to poor performance.

Gramercy »

Parents, Teachers Turn Out to Oppose Success Academy Charter School

The charter school chain is looking to open a new elementary school in the Washington Irving campus.

Union Square »

Washington Irving Teachers, Parents Protest Success Academy Charter School

Teachers said they plan to fight against the opening of a charter school inside the building.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Mayoral Candidates Mull Moratorium on School Closures

Bill Thompson called for a moratorium on school closures during a panel discussion Tuesday.

Manhattan »

Success Academy Charter School Wants More Manhattan Classroom Space

Critics of Success Academy charter school said Manhattan's District 2 is already overcrowded.

Manhattan »

City Panel Votes to Close 23 Public Schools

The Panel for Educational Policy voted to close 23 schools despite protests from parents and advocates.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

City's Education Panel Votes to Close Washington Irving

The century-old Washington Irving High School was among 23 schools the panel has now voted to close.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Criticized For Proposed Closure of Washington Irving School

At a public meeting, parents, teachers and students pleaded with the DOE not to close Washington Irving.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Parents and Teachers Rally to Save Washington Irving

Washington Irving High supporters rallied in Union Square on Wednesday to save the school.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Washington Irving High School Closure Plan Sparks Outrage

Washington Irving High School in Gramercy is among the latest schools to be marked for closure.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Washington Irving High School, Wadleigh Middle School Marked for Closure

The city has added Washington Irving High School to list of failing schools on slate to close.

Manhattan »

City Eyes Nine Manhattan Schools for Closure

The Department of Education has taken the first step toward closure for nine Manhattan public schools.

Midtown & Theater District »

Fewer Manhattan High Schools Get A's and Prep Kids For College, Report Says

Manhattan's high schools received more "F's" and fewer "A's" this year, according to new progress reports released by the city's Department of Education Monday.