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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.

Melrose »

Parents and Teachers Slam City's Proposal for Co-Location at P.S.1

P.S.1 parents and teachers oppose the DOE's plans to bring an additional school to the building. 

Long Island City »

Critics Want DOE to Drop Co-Location Plan for Long Island City HS

Critics came out Wednesday night against the city's plan to co-locate a school at LIC High School.

Ditmars »

DOE Changes Queens School Bus Route After Parents Say Trip Doubled

Queens parents say they were told they had to start showing up at the bus stop a half hour earlier.

Central Harlem »

Mom of Missing Queens Teen Says Every Day Is a 'Nightmare'

Avonte Oquendo's family joined the Rev. Al Sharpton to recruit volunteers for the search.

Jackson Heights »

Diwali Should Be an Official School Holiday, Councilman Says

Councilman Daniel Dromm is asking that the holiday, celebrated by thousands, be recognized by the city.

Long Island City »

Safety Agent Not to Blame for Avonte Oquendo Going Missing, Kelly Says

Investigators were continuing their search for Avonte Oquendo, who disappeared from his school Oct. 4.

Graniteville »

Man Found Hanged Behind Graniteville Middle School, Police Say

A man was found hanged from a gate behind Edwin Markham I.S. 51 Thursday morning, the NYPD said.

Fort Greene »

DOE Plans to Reduce M.S. 113 Enrollment to Make Way For New Charter School

M.S. 113 is known as Fort Greene's premier performing arts school with theater, dance, band, and more.

Midland Beach »

DOE Drops Plan to Move Second Middle School Into I.S. 2

Following opposition from teachers and families, the DOE announced it would drop the co-location plan.

Rego Park »

Rego Park Principal Aims to Prepare Students for Job Market

Students are encouraged to develop individual talents.

Far Rockaway »

Dozens Of Sandy-Damaged Public Schools Still Using Temporary Boilers

The DOE said they are working with FEMA, but so far only have plans to replace nine.

Midland Beach »

Parents, Teachers and Students Protest I.S. 2 Co-location Plans

Hundreds of parents, students and teachers called on the DOE to stop the co-location plans of I.S. 2.

Washington Heights »

DOE Didn't Put Out Translated Common Core Materials Until Month of Test

Few uptown kids who are learning English as a second language passed the Common Core tests.

Upper West Side »

UWS French Dual-Language Program Has Only Five Students

The program got off to a slow start because it was announced late, education leaders said. 

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