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Manhattan »

Teachers Union Announces Lawsuit to Halt School Closures

Last year the union was successful in halting the shuttering of 19 schools the city tried to close for poor performance.

Harlem »

Teachers at Harlem Charter School Look to Unionize

Workers at Opportunity Charter School in Harlem are seeking representation by the United Federation of Teachers.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Parents Rally To Defend UWS Charter School Against Lawsuit

Parents spoke in support of Upper West Success Academy, the charter school some are trying to stop with a lawsuit.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

700 Students Apply to Controversial UWS Charter School

Upper West Success Academy held a lottery for 184 kindergarten and first grade slots Wednesday.

Manhattan »

Thousands of Eighth Graders Await Their High School Fates

More than 8,000 students were not admitted to any of the 12 high schools they applied to.

Harlem »

Public Advocate Tells Students, Teachers at Harlem School to Fight Co-Location Plan

Bill de Blasio said parents and students at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts should fight the plan.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

WaHi Forum to Focus on Hot Topics in Education

Parents, education officials and experts will discuss education at a forum hosted by State Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Girls Prep Charter School Inches Closer to East Village Relocation

Girls Prep earned broad approval for its planned move to the East Village at a public hearing.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Charter Schools Proposed for Lower East Side

Two new charter schools are looking to open locations somewhere in District 1.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Kindergarten Selection Has Lower East Side Parents Doing Homework

Parents from the East Village to Chinatown attended an information session Wednesday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Girls Prep Charter School Makes Case for Move to East Village

Girls Prep wants to relocate its middle school grades to a school on East 11th Street, where it plans to expand.

Manhattan »

Most City Public High School Students Aren't College-Ready, Report Says

Only 23 percent of public high school students were college- or career-ready after four years, a report said.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Controversial Upper West Side Charter School Approved

Despite months of protests, the Panel for Educational Policy approved Success Charter Academy.

Harlem »

Public School Parents Protest Harlem Success Academy's Expansion Plans

Sojourner Truth School would lose space to Harlem Success Academy.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Skeptical Parents Grill UWS Charter School Officials

Parents questioned reps from controversial charter school Upper West Success Academy Thursday.

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