District 2

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Park Slope »

What You Need to Know About City's 'Standalone' Pre-K Centers

The DOE is running 57 separate pre-K centers that have 6,700 seats still available for September.

Upper West Side »

Parents Rip Success Academy for Not Sharing Locations of Proposed Charters

Success Academy has submitted a proposal to create charter schools in Districts 2 and 3. 

Upper East Side »

East Side Middle School Creates a Community for Students and Parents

Principal David Getz's goal is to create great citizens who give back to their communities.

TriBeCa »

DOE Plans to Move Beloved P.S. 150 to Chelsea, Outraging Local Parents

The plan would force students to bus from TriBeCa to the new Foundling School in Chelsea.

Union Square »

Washington Irving Teachers, Parents Protest Success Academy Charter School

Teachers said they plan to fight against the opening of a charter school inside the building.

Upper East Side »

DOE Glitch Sends Students from Under-Enrolled School to Overcrowded Ones

A mistake sent students slated for the under-enrolled P.S. 267 to other schools instead.

Gramercy »

DOE Selects 'Suggested' Sites for Success Academy Collocations

Washington Irving and High School of Graphic Communication Arts named as "suggested sites."

TriBeCa »

Manhattan's District 2 Tops List for Gifted and Talented Seats

More than 530 District 2 preschoolers won a gifted and talented seat for this year.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Murray Hill and Midtown East Parents Face Kindergarten Waitlists

Waitlists are predicted at P.S. 40 and P.S. 116, although P.S. 59 might be spared.

Manhattan »

City's Gifted and Talented Application Website Had Technical 'Issues'

There were "some issues" with the online application for signing up kids to take the gifted and talented test on Friday, the deadline, but DOE officials said they would help shut out parents schedule a test time on Monday.  

Midtown & Theater District »

Concerns Grow Over Who Midtown's First Elementary School Will Serve

Community board and community education council members are trying to pressure the city to commit to limiting Midtown's first elementary school to local kids.