Middle schools are no longer allowed to use test scores as a sole or primary factor in admissions.
The legislation calls for the DOE to make diversity a priority in its decision-making.
The city now has until the end of 2018 to decide whether NYU's Bleecker St. site should become a school.
Here's what you need to know if you're hoping to score a G&T seat for your 4-year-old in fall 2015.
Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.
Tami Hernandez-Rosenberg was given extra work and told she couldn't have her guide dog, she said.
Speaker Silver is offering space in his office building to create more classrooms at DOE headquarters.
An eighth grader initially said she was was groped on her way to I.S. 5 Tuesday, officials said.
The rezoning would affect P.S. 154, P.S. 130, P.S. 131 and P.S. 230.
The city extended the Oct. 1 pre-K enrollment deadline because scores of seats are still empty.
The DOE must commit to build a school on Bleecker Street by Dec. 31, or else NYU will retake the site.
12-year-old Maria Herrera hanged herself after being tormented by classmates for more than a year.
The composting program is being expanded to include 720 city public schools.
The Peck Slip School, located in Tweed Courthouse, is cramming up to 50 students into classrooms.
Rose Kerr previously served as principal of the Staten Island School of Civic Leadership.
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