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Kips Bay »

School's Plan to Dump Traditional Homework Gets Growing Support

P.S. 116's policy is going before CB2's schools and education committee Monday night.

West Village »

Parents Push for Fewer Seats at Planned Village Middle School

The new 75 Morton St. school is planned to serve 1,000 middle school students, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Urge DOE to Decide on School for Beacon Space

The DOE has not announced what will become of the Beacon school building in 2015.

Upper West Side »

Education Council Approves Wishlist for Beacon Building School

The CEC's resolution calls for a new school in the space vacated by Beacon High School. 

Civic Center »

CEC Slams Plan for Charter School Inside Troubled Murry Bergtraum HS

The District 2 Community Education Council opposes putting a Success charter school in Murry Bergtraum.

Kips Bay »

New iPhone App Teaches Parents About City's Elementary Schools

A Kips Bay father launched an app that makes finding information on schools as easy as pressing a button.

East Elmhurst »

Queens Parent Groups Blast 'Troubling' Tougher State Tests

A letter sent by a group made up of public school parents urged others to "use caution" with results.

Upper East Side »

Parents Protest Proposed Admissions Plan for New UES Middle School

The Department of Education wants the student body to meet "unprecedented" criteria, critics say.

Upper West Side »

New Charter School for UWS Middle School Students in the Works

The charter school, which promises not to co-locate, is seeking a building on the UWS.

Ditmars »

P.S. 85 Parents Push for Action on STEM G&T Program Expansion

Parents of students in the Queens gifted program want the middle school they say they were promised.

Upper West Side »

Parks Dept. Promises to Fix 'Dangerous' P.S. 166 Playground This Summer

The city will fix the playground at P.S. 166 after parents complained about children getting hurt.

West Village »

Two New Middle Schools Could Be on the Way to West Village Building

The School Construction Authority wants to create middle school seats at 75 Morton St.

Park Slope »

Controversial Rezoning for Park Slope's P.S. 321 Approved

The rezoning shrinks the zones for overcrowded P.S. 321 and P.S. 107 and enlarges the zone for P.S. 10.

Park Slope »

Park Slope School Rezoning Up for Vote on Wednesday

The District 15 CEC will vote Wednesday night on whether to rezone P.S. 321 and other Park Slope schools.

Park Slope »

New Rezoning Proposals for P.S. 321 and P.S. 39 to be Unveiled

The DOE is expected to present a new proposal for rezoning P.S. 321 and P.S. 39 at a Tuesday meeting.