District 3

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Upper West Side »

UWS Has One of City's Highest Percentages of Charter School Students

District 3 has a high percentage of charter school students and charter schools, an IBO report said.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Parents Want 'Controlled Choice' to Say Where Kids Go to School

Where our kids go to school should not be based entirely on geography, argues Donna Nevel. 

Upper West Side »

UWS Parents Fear Student Squeeze in DOE Plan to Add Kindergarten Classes

P.S. 87 and P.S. 9 are both getting an additional kindergarten class next school under the DOE's plan.

Upper West Side »

Plan Would Send Kids to Schools Based on Family's Income, Not Location

Education leaders are pushing for a change in school zoning they believe would increase diversity.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Green Roofs, Music Practice Rooms Part of $40M Upgrade to Schools

The projects range from upgrading facilities like auditoriums and boilers to creating rooftop gardens.

Fort Greene »

City is Failing to Improve School Diversity, Parents and Advocates Say

Parents are disappointed that the de Blasio administration has not prioritized school diversity.

Upper West Side »

State Approves 14 New Success Academy Charter Schools

The charter network is planning to open new schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx.

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. 

Central Harlem »

Principal Charles DeBerry Lives for His Job at Harlem's P.S. 76

Charles DeBerry is steadily helping P.S. 76 improve both its test scores and DOE assessments. 

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.

Chelsea »

Johnson and Kurland Attack Each Other's Record in District 3 Debate

The Monday night debate often veered into attacks on each other's pasts.

Chelsea »

Yetta Kurland Launches Video Ad in West Side City Council Race

The ad focuses on Kurland's work as a civil rights lawyer.

New York City »

More Than Half of Kids Tested Qualified for G&T in Two Manhattan Districts

The number of students who qualify for the city's G&T program jumped by more than 2,000 kids this year.

Chelsea »

Service Employees Union Endorses Corey Johnson For Quinn's Council Seat

Johnson is facing Yetta Kurland and Alexander Meadows in the upcoming primary.

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.