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Upper West Side »

Beacon HS Hit with 8 Violations After Chemistry Explosion, FDNY Says

The explosion injured two tenth-grade students at the West 61st Street school

Woodside »

Crowded Woodside Middle School to Get 600-Seat Addition

The addition at IS 125 is meant to replace the school's temporary classrooms, the DOE said.

Civic Center »

Jobs for Teachers, Police and Firefighters Slashed Under Bloomberg

The vast majority of the city employees lost during Bloomberg's term as mayor were essential workers.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Parents Form Group to Tackle Public School Issues

Parents interested in learning more about local public schools can attend a meeting on Thursday.

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: New York Digs Out After Snowstorm

Subways and buses are running, schools are closed, roads are slick, and there's no trash pickup.

Lower East Side »

Parents Sue to Ensure de Blasio Stops All Pending School Co-Locations

Parents and elected officials want de Blasio to keep his campaign vow to halt co-locations.

Park Slope »

De Blasio Names Carmen Farina Schools Leader

Fariña spent four decades in the city's school system, joining Bloomberg's team in 2004.

Civic Center »

Third Female Ed Dept Worker Accuses Management of Sexist Office Environment

Nancy Gawlowicz is the third woman in the schools facilities division to say females treated unfairly.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Win Not a Slap at Bloomberg Ed Policy, Schools Chief Says

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said his education reforms have been successful.

Civic Center »

Bloomberg Administration Remains Mum on Plans to Preserve Its Emails

The city won't say whether emails from the NYPD, DOE and other agencies will be preserved for posterity.

Woodside »

Truck Driver Who Killed Queens Boy Had Suspended License, Police Say

Noshat Nahian, 8, died when a tractor-trailer hit him near P.S. 152 in Woodside, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

City Using Mandela's Name to Push Controversial School, Principal Says

Boys and Girls principal Bernard Gassaway said he's against the co-location, despite its new name.

Upper West Side »

School Opening For Students with Range of Special Needs

Manhattan Star Academy will serve kids with a variety of special needs. 

Ditmas Park »

Fifth Grader Made Up Tale of Attempted Kidnapping Near School, NYPD Says

A student at P.S. 139 in Brooklyn told police she was grabbed on her way to school.

Greenpoint »

Teen Hospitalized by Bullies Stays Home as School Fails to Act, Mom Says

The mom of a girl bullied at Frances Perkins Academy said the school has been no help.