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Bed-Stuy »

Boys & Girls High School Future Uncertain After Third Straight Failure

Bed-Stuy's venerable Boys & Girls High School received an F on its 2013 progress report.

Lower East Side »

LES School Rises From D to A on DOE Progress Report

P.S. 110, the Florence Nightingale School, received an A grade for the 2012-2013 school year.

East Flatbush »

Small Schools and Charters Get Top Marks in Ed Department Progress Reports

Nine of the top 10 scoring high schools were small schools or charters, according to DOE data.

East Harlem »

UES School Locked Down After Student Brings in BB Gun, DOE Says

The Life Sciences Secondary School was locked down when a student brought in a BB gun, the DOE said.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Needs More Middle School Seats, Parents Say

Parents said they're anxious about their children getting middle school seats in District 3.

Lower East Side »

LES School Installs Bouncy Floor So Lobby Can Double as Gym

P.S. 110 has no gym but installed a springy floor in its multipurpose lobby.

Civic Center »

How to Stay Cool Under the Pressure of NYC's High School Admissions Process

Morris Cohen, LCSW, discusses how to conquer the stressful high school application process.

West Brighton »

P.S. 18 Gets Renovated Library With Books, iPads and Food Pantry

The library got an overhaul as part of Target and the Heart of America Foundation's national initiative.

Long Island City »

DOE Panel Approves Co-Location Plan at Long Island City High School

The Panel for Educational Policy approved the plan to put a new CTE high school in LIC's building.

New Dorp »

Officials Start Renovations on Staten Island Tech Athletic Field

The $7 million renovations are expected to be done in 20 months.

Eltingville »

Four Children Hurt When Truck Hits Staten Island School Bus, Officials Say

The truck flipped a school bus carrying kids in Eltingville, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

Boys and Girls Principal May Step Down Over New Co-Location Plan

Bernard Gassaway, who has taught at the school since 2009, said he disagrees with the new model.

Long Island City »

Avonte's Mom Pleads for NYPD to Keep Searching

The family of Avonte Oquendo remain hopeful as the search for the missing teen enters its third week.

Melrose »

DOE Calls Off Co-Location Plan for PS1 After Community Criticism

A day after residents and elected officials spoke out against the plan, the city dropped it.

Upper West Side »

Parents and DOE Trade Blame for Potential Delays to UWS School Opening

Parents say a new UWS school is behind schedule, but the city counters it's waiting for community input.

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