Lunar New Year and the Muslim holidays happen to fall on weekends and school breaks in 2014-15.
Changes to the gifted and talented exam put children of immigrants at a disadvantage, experts said.
Eight 7th graders were were caught drinking alcohol in an I.S. 61 classroom, a parent said.
Teachers and principals will use student grades and work to decide who passes summer school.
The number of pre-K seats in the neighborhood will increase from 72 to 118.
The family's lawyer says Avonte made a similar attempt to run a day prior to his disappearance.
Just 13 percent of 4-year-olds qualified for citywide G&T seats, down from 21 percent last year.
Full-day pre-K sections are coming to P.S. 116 and P.S. 40 this fall, according to officials.
Two 16-year-old students took more than $1,700 from a fellow student at a Carroll Gardens school.
The Coalition for Muslim School Holidays hopes to ensure the mayor keeps his promise to include Eid.
The city is converting 75 Morton St. to a new middle school, which will open in 2017.
Private nursery schools are preparing for big changes thanks to the city's universal pre-K plan.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña promised changes at a meeting uptown on Thursday.
The DOE has not announced what will become of the Beacon school building in 2015.
Clara Somodi, 39, had sex with a 14-year-old boy at the school where she worked, police say.
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