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Bed-Stuy »

Four New Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill Schools to Co-locate With Existing Schools

Four new schools in Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill will take up space in existing facilities, the city said.

Crown Heights »

Charter School Co-Location Plan Irks Some Parents at Struggling P.S. 221

After losing teachers and its after-school program, PS 221 parents say a new charter is too much to bear.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Spars With Democrats Over Merit Pay, School Closures at Debate

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota says teachers should be paid more for teaching at tough schools.

Chinatown »

Charter School Chain that Teaches Falun Gong Applies to Open in New York

After a failed attempt last year, Dr. Lotus King Weiss is applying to open six bilingual schools.

Lower East Side »

Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy Aims to Open 6 New Charter Schools in 2014

The controversial charter school chain wants to open six new outposts in Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Parents Speak Out Against Charter Schools at P.S. 158

P.S. 158 parents say they want a DOE middle school, not another charter school, in their building.

Fort Greene »

Many Fort Greene Elementary Schools Forced to Share Buildings

Most public elementary schools in Fort Greene share space with a charter, magnet or private school.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Booed at Martin Luther King Jr. Day Forum in Harlem

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was booed in Harlem for suggesting Ray Kelly should stay on.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Wants to Replace Textbooks with Tablets

The expected mayoral candidate wants to swap pricey textbooks for tablets.

Crown Heights »

Celebrated City Principal to Open New Charter School in Brooklyn

After years championing district schools, P.S. 770 Principal Shimon Waronker takes the leap to a charter.

Central Harlem »

Wadleigh Supporters Fear Eva Moskowitz's School Expansion Proposal

Success Academy officials said it is unclear where the expanded grades would be housed.

Parkchester »

Bronx Charter School Soars to Success

Charlene Reid helped the Bronx Charter School for Excellence become nationally ranked.

Claremont »

Icahn Charter Network Expands in The Bronx with New School

Icahn 6 opened on Monday. The charter schools are high-performing and in great demand.

Midtown »

Six More Success Academy Charter Schools Coming to Manhattan and Brooklyn

Success Academy charter school is planning to open two schools in overcrowded District 2 in Manhattan.