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Flatiron »

Baruch College High School Opens $150K Science Lab

Baruch College Campus High School unveiled its renovated science lab to students this week.

Washington Heights »

PS 132 Juan Pablo Duarte Back on List of At-Risk Schools

The latest challenge comes one year after the DOE tried to shut down the Washington Heights elementary.

Brownsville »

Man Shot and Killed in Front of Brownsville School

A 26-year-old man was struck in the neck by a bullet in front of General D. Chappie James Elementary.

Chelsea »

Principal Candidate for New Foundling School Hopes to Involve Parents

Officials nominated longtime P.S. 234 teacher Pat Carney to lead the new school on Sixth Avenue.

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.