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West Brighton »

P.S. 18 Gets Renovated Library With Books, iPads and Food Pantry

The library got an overhaul as part of Target and the Heart of America Foundation's national initiative.

Long Island City »

DOE Panel Approves Co-Location Plan at Long Island City High School

The Panel for Educational Policy approved the plan to put a new CTE high school in LIC's building.

New Dorp »

Officials Start Renovations on Staten Island Tech Athletic Field

The $7 million renovations are expected to be done in 20 months.

Eltingville »

Four Children Hurt When Truck Hits Staten Island School Bus, Officials Say

The truck flipped a school bus carrying kids in Eltingville, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

Boys and Girls Principal May Step Down Over New Co-Location Plan

Bernard Gassaway, who has taught at the school since 2009, said he disagrees with the new model.

Long Island City »

Avonte's Mom Pleads for NYPD to Keep Searching

The family of Avonte Oquendo remain hopeful as the search for the missing teen enters its third week.

Melrose »

DOE Calls Off Co-Location Plan for PS1 After Community Criticism

A day after residents and elected officials spoke out against the plan, the city dropped it.

Upper West Side »

Parents and DOE Trade Blame for Potential Delays to UWS School Opening

Parents say a new UWS school is behind schedule, but the city counters it's waiting for community input.

Melrose »

Parents and Teachers Slam City's Proposal for Co-Location at P.S.1

P.S.1 parents and teachers oppose the DOE's plans to bring an additional school to the building. 

Long Island City »

Critics Want DOE to Drop Co-Location Plan for Long Island City HS

Critics came out Wednesday night against the city's plan to co-locate a school at LIC High School.

Ditmars »

DOE Changes Queens School Bus Route After Parents Say Trip Doubled

Queens parents say they were told they had to start showing up at the bus stop a half hour earlier.

Central Harlem »

Mom of Missing Queens Teen Says Every Day Is a 'Nightmare'

Avonte Oquendo's family joined the Rev. Al Sharpton to recruit volunteers for the search.

Jackson Heights »

Diwali Should Be an Official School Holiday, Councilman Says

Councilman Daniel Dromm is asking that the holiday, celebrated by thousands, be recognized by the city.

Long Island City »

Safety Agent Not to Blame for Avonte Oquendo Going Missing, Kelly Says

Investigators were continuing their search for Avonte Oquendo, who disappeared from his school Oct. 4.

Graniteville »

Man Found Hanged Behind Graniteville Middle School, Police Say

A man was found hanged from a gate behind Edwin Markham I.S. 51 Thursday morning, the NYPD said.