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Park Slope »

First Day of School Means Start of Controversial New Teacher Eval System

Specialized teachers will be partially graded on students' performances in other classes.

TriBeCa »

DOE Drops Controversial Plan to Move TriBeCa's P.S. 150 to Chelsea

After listening to community feedback, DOE officials said they won't move P.S. 150 to Chelsea.

Civic Center »

DOE Proposes 600-Student K-4 Success Charter in Troubled Murry Bergtraum HS

The Success Academy charter school would open in September 2014 at 411 Pearl St.

Park Slope »

Officials Cut Ribbon to Open Park Slope's Diversity-Focused P.S. 133

P.S. 133 has a new home at 610 Baltic St. and an admissions policy geared toward low-income families.

Lower East Side »

LES Parents Fight Plan to Add New School to University Neighborhood HS

Parents at University Neighborhood High School say their building is too small for more students.

Long Island City »

Critics Fight Plan to Co-Locate Tech School at Long Island City HS

The DOE is proposing to open a new CTE school in the same building as Long Island City High School.

TriBeCa »

City Releases Kids' Scores on Harder State Tests

The DOE's online database gave parents access to their children's state test scores on Monday.

Upper West Side »

P.S. 87 Dual-Language Program Saved From Budget Cuts

The program is safe for this year after budget shortfalls threatened its future, DOE reps confirmed. 

Corona »

New School to Add Hundreds of Seats for Overcrowded Corona District

The new building should house 540 to 600 students when it reaches full capacity by 2017.

Inwood »

Parents Demand Delay for Controversial School Co-Location Plan

Some parents want the Panel for Educational Policy to slow DOE plans to add two new co-locations uptown.

East Village »

East Village's Neighborhood School Searches for New Principal

Just a few weeks before school starts, the Neighborhood School is still looking for a new principal.

Long Island City »

Parents at Hunters Point School Pushing for Outdoor Recess Space

Kids at Long Island City's P.S. 78 have gone for years without recess, parents say.

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.

Civic Center »

Universal Free School Lunch Plan Will Remove Stigma, Advocates Claim

The group Community Food Advocates plans to launch a campaign this fall calling for universal free lunch.

Ditmars »

P.S. 122 Students Honored for Test Scores on Tough, New Exams

Councilman Peter Vallone said that the scores showed that the school's G&T program was effective.

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