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Forest Hills »

P.S. 196 will get one more kindergarten class and P.S. 144 will get two.

Emerson Hill »

A 15-year-old student was arrested Tuesday and charged with making a terroristic threat, police said.

Woodside »

Parents will present a petition with over 600 signatures to Chancellor Carmen Farina Wednesday night. 

Emerson Hill »

Susan E. Wagner High School, Curtis High School, Ralph R. McKee and Concord High School were evacuated.

Park Slope »

Petal Joseph's daughter was slapped in the face by another mother during a choral concert, she said.

Upper West Side »

Advocates hope the trays will help stop plastics and other materials getting into compostable waste.

Claremont »

Jonathan Blum, of Dreamyard Prepatory School, was arrested in an undercover sting, police said.

Jamaica »

The centers — three in Jamaica and one in Kew Gardens — will provide 270 new pre-K seats.

St. George »

The city plans to tear down the historic wall during renovation of Curtis High School.

Upper West Side »

The new Riverside Center school will have two grades each and serve K-8 grades, the DOE said. 

Long Island City »

Parents started a petition after 50 kids were wait-listed at the neighborhood's only elementary school.

Sunset Park »

Schools in the neighborhood have had long kindergarten waitlists since at least 2012.

Greenwich Village »

Drawings and plans will be presented at a May 11 meeting, according to an email sent to P.S. 41 parents.

Forest Hills »

The DOE announced two new schools serving the Forest Hills area, but the sites are still tentative.

Upper East Side »

Experts share tips on what to consider when picking a pre-K program by Friday's deadline.