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Civic Center »

Third Female Ed Dept Worker Accuses Management of Sexist Office Environment

Nancy Gawlowicz is the third woman in the schools facilities division to say females treated unfairly.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Win Not a Slap at Bloomberg Ed Policy, Schools Chief Says

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said his education reforms have been successful.

Civic Center »

Bloomberg Administration Remains Mum on Plans to Preserve Its Emails

The city won't say whether emails from the NYPD, DOE and other agencies will be preserved for posterity.

Woodside »

Truck Driver Who Killed Queens Boy Had Suspended License, Police Say

Noshat Nahian, 8, died when a tractor-trailer hit him near P.S. 152 in Woodside, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

City Using Mandela's Name to Push Controversial School, Principal Says

Boys and Girls principal Bernard Gassaway said he's against the co-location, despite its new name.

Upper West Side »

School Opening For Students with Range of Special Needs

Manhattan Star Academy will serve kids with a variety of special needs. 

Ditmas Park »

Fifth Grader Made Up Tale of Attempted Kidnapping Near School, NYPD Says

A student at P.S. 139 in Brooklyn told police she was grabbed on her way to school.

Greenpoint »

Teen Hospitalized by Bullies Stays Home as School Fails to Act, Mom Says

The mom of a girl bullied at Frances Perkins Academy said the school has been no help.

Greenpoint »

Teen Siblings Hospitalized After Bullying Nightmare at Greenpoint School

Two siblings were attacked by their classmates at Frances Perkins Academy, police said.

Gramercy »

Residents Push to Convert Police Academy to Public School

The NYPD's Police Academy is moving to Queens, and CB6 wants to turn its Gramercy space into a school.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Heights School Cuts Its Pre-K Due to Overcrowding

P.S. 8's pre-K, one of the most sought-after programs in the district, won't continue in 2014.

Upper West Side »

Three UWS Schools Receive F Grades on DOE Progress Reports

Two of the schools slid from a C grade to an F this year. 

Civic Center »

Kindergarten Application Deadline Earlier for 2014

Applications for kindergarten are due Feb. 14, 2014, instead of the first Friday in March.

Long Island City »

DOE Chief Vows to Boost Safety Measures After Autistic Teen's Disappearance

The DOE will increase security after the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, Chancellor Dennis Walcott said.

Union Square »

Clinton School for Writers and Artists Approved to Expand Into High School

The popular Chelsea school received one of the city's top scores on its recent progress report card.