Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña promised changes at a meeting uptown on Thursday.
Parents and advocates are furious that the DOE is moving ahead with the Bloomberg-era co-location plan.
The controversial online kindergarten application system is a "ticking time bomb," parents said Thursday.
Few uptown kids who are learning English as a second language passed the Common Core tests.
Parents from across the city spoke out against co-locations at a protest outside of Tweed Courthouse.
Some parents want the Panel for Educational Policy to slow DOE plans to add two new co-locations uptown.
The already-divided P.S. 192 Jacob Schiff and Inwood 52 are being eyed for further colocations.
The plan, shelved last October amid public outcry, will be discussed at a CEC meeting on May 28.
Parents can choose among a range of bilingual, choice and zoned schools.
The District 6 Community Education Council will host the fair on Saturday at P.S. 48 Michael Buczek.
Parents joined City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez in expressing concerns about uptown public schools.
Bryan Davis, who led the push to scrap elementary school zones, stepped down from a CEC leadership post.
Many Spanish-speaking parents do not know about a controversial de-zoning plan.
Parents said they were left out of the plan to eliminate uptown school zones.
The controversial plan likely will not go into effect in 2013, officials said.
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