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Bed-Stuy »

City Moves Forward With Controversial Nelson Mandela School in Bed-Stuy

The city is planning a new co-location in Boys and Girls High School.

Stapleton »

Plan For All-Boys Eagle Academy to Share Space With I.S. 49 Approved

Eagle Academy will share space with I.S. 49 in Stapleton despite community opposition.

Long Island City »

Plan Dropped to Co-Locate Tech School at Long Island City High School

The planned technical school will be proposed for the Murry Bergtraum campus in Manhattan instead.

Civic Center »

Got Bilked? DOE Milk Suppliers May Have Creamed City With Contracts: Audit

The Comptroller's office found that Ed Department milk suppliers may have colluded to drive up prices.

Woodside »

Queens Reps Ask DOE Not to Bus P.S. 11 Kids to Astoria During Construction

Elected officials took aim at the plan to send students from the Woodside school to Astoria's P.S. 171.

Governors Island »

Harbor School Relocated to Stuyvesant After Governors Island Power Outage

A power outage Tuesday forced New York Harbor School to temporarily relocate to Stuyvesant High School.

High Bridge »

DOE Pledges to Involve Parents in School Co-Locations and Other Decisions

The Department of Education says it's overhauling the way it involves parents in decisions.

Far Rockaway »

Chronically Late Far Rockaway Principal to Be Fired: DOE

Principal Marcella Sills was frequently late or absent, investigators found.

Woodside »

School Plan Would Cram 46 Kids Into Single Queens Classroom

A proposal to ease overcrowding at P.S. 11 in Woodside would make it worse, parents said.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

Staten Island Parents Push for More Autism Programs in Public Schools

With a new administration in place, parents have started to push the DOE to add more programs.

Civic Center »

City Schools Open and Back to Normal After Snowstorm

All field trips, after-school programs and sports games are back on, according to the DOE.

Great Kills »

15-Year-Old's Facebook Page Dissing DOE's Snow Plan Goes Viral

Jeremy Duenas got 19,000 likes overnight on his page criticizing the DOE for opening school Thursday. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Team Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open on 'Beautiful Day'

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Thursday morning was a "beautiful day."

Civic Center »

Commuter Rail Service Snarled by Winter Storm

The latest snowstorm could dump more than a foot of snow on the city by Friday morning, officials said.

Park Slope »

Deadline for Controversial Kindergarten Connect Gets Extended by a Week

Kindergarten Connect is accepting applications through Feb. 20.