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De Blasio Continues Push to Make Mayoral School Control Permanent

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for a renewal of mayoral educational control for three years.

Fort George »

Improving Schools, Tech Investment Outlined in Uptown State of the District

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez presented his vision for a new mixed-use development in Inwood.

Bed-Stuy »

Nonprofit Finds Permanent Home to Connect Generations in Brooklyn

Bailey's Cafe will provide after-school, arts and community-service programs for the youth and elderly.

Fort Greene »

2 Men Try to Abduct 10-Year-Old Girl Near Fort Greene School, Police Say

The men asked the girl to get into their vehicle near P.S. 20, the NYPD said.

Hamilton Heights »

Harlem School of the Arts President to Step Down in June

Yvette Campbell, who has been president since 2011, is taking a new job in the United Arab Emirates.

Fort Greene »

Human Chains at City Schools to Form to Protest Cuomo's Teacher Evaluations

Students, teachers and parents will form human chains around their school buildings on March 12.

New York City »

Here's Why Homework Isn't Necessary for Grammar School Kids... Sometimes

Research waffles about whether or not homework is good for young kids. Here are some key takeaways.

Upper West Side »

Manhattan Country School Moving to UWS as Mannes College Heads Downtown

Manhattan Country School's new West 85th Street space is nearly twice as large as its UES home.

Hudson Heights »

New York City Public Schools Will Be Open on Wednesday

Schools will reopen Wednesday after city students got a snow day.

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.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Video Game Lets You Fight As Thurgood Marshall and Duke Ellington

The game, Hastings Paradise Harlem Renaissance, features historical figures from the Harlem Renaissance.

Fort George »

Uptown Charter School Seeks to Expand Elementary Grades

The Equity Project Charter School wants to add pre-K through fourth grade classes to its middle school.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Principal Wants Students to be 'Jacks of All Trades'

Nakia Haskins, principal of the Brooklyn Brownstone School, wants kids to have community exposure.

Bed-Stuy »

Pilot Program Brings Textbook-Free Classrooms to Brooklyn Schools

Three Brooklyn schools are ditching textbooks for iPads to engage students in digital learning.

Bed-Stuy »

Central Brooklyn's School System in a 'Sorry State,' Community Members Say

Panelists at an education forum said Bed-Stuy schools are in "crisis" due to a lack of resources.