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Far Rockaway »

Chronically Late Far Rockaway Principal to Be Fired: DOE

Principal Marcella Sills was frequently late or absent, investigators found.

Woodside »

School Plan Would Cram 46 Kids Into Single Queens Classroom

A proposal to ease overcrowding at P.S. 11 in Woodside would make it worse, parents said.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

Staten Island Parents Push for More Autism Programs in Public Schools

With a new administration in place, parents have started to push the DOE to add more programs.

Civic Center »

City Schools Open and Back to Normal After Snowstorm

All field trips, after-school programs and sports games are back on, according to the DOE.

Great Kills »

15-Year-Old's Facebook Page Dissing DOE's Snow Plan Goes Viral

Jeremy Duenas got 19,000 likes overnight on his page criticizing the DOE for opening school Thursday. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Team Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open on 'Beautiful Day'

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Thursday morning was a "beautiful day."

Civic Center »

Commuter Rail Service Snarled by Winter Storm

The latest snowstorm could dump more than a foot of snow on the city by Friday morning, officials said.

Park Slope »

Deadline for Controversial Kindergarten Connect Gets Extended by a Week

Kindergarten Connect is accepting applications through Feb. 20.

Civic Center »

Carmen Farina Says City Readying 'Plan B' for Universal Pre-K

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña spent over an hour answering questions on the city's plans.

Gramercy »

Police Academy Set to Move Out of Gramercy in July, NYPD Says

The Police Academy will move from its longtime Gramercy home to a new Queens campus.

Williamsburg »

Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck by Dept. of Ed. Truck on Grand Street

The woman was crossing against the light on Grand Street Tuesday when she was hit, witnesses say.

Murray Hill »

Murray Hill School Loses $100K After Fewer Students Enroll Than Expected

A rezoning meant to relieve overcrowding at P.S. 116 is hurting the school instead, parents said.

Washington Heights »

Online-Only Kindergarten Application Increases Digital Divide, Critics Say

The city's new online kindergarten application system has highlighted the digital divide among families.

Coney Island »

City Wants to Fire Teacher for Sexting with Schools Investigator: Report

Natalya Sokolson exchanged lewd texts with Lawrence Scott while he investigated allegations against her.