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West Harlem »

Demand for Harlem School Spots Should Prevent Charter Growth, Leaders Say

Harlem Success Academy is trying to take over classrooms at Frederick Douglass Academy II.

Upper West Side »

DOE Approves New School for Beacon HS Building After Numerous Delays

Education leaders are now racing to work out the specifics of the new 6-12 school on W. 61st St.

Fort Greene »

Pre-K Seats More Than Doubling in Fort Greene Schools This Fall

The number of pre-K seats in the neighborhood will increase from 36 to 90.

SoHo »

Educational Apps to Keep Young Minds Learning in the Summer

Get your kids away from the TV and into apps that help them develop math and language skills.

South Street Seaport »

Seaport's Blue School To Add Middle School in 2015

The private school, founded by the original cast of the Blue Man Group, is opening a middle school.

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Urge DOE to Decide on School for Beacon Space

The DOE has not announced what will become of the Beacon school building in 2015.

Brooklyn Heights »

Women's Group Tries to Bring 'Girl Rising' Documentary to Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Women's Collective plans to screen "Girl Rising" through a Gathr campaign.

Flushing »

Pre-School Operator Overcharged Government by Millions, Investigation Finds

Cheon Park, who runs Bilingual SEIT and Preschool, pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

Upper East Side »

Elite St. David's School Looks to Expand with Rooftop Addition

St. David's is the latest Upper East Side private school trying to expand.

Hunts Point »

Hunts Point Middle School Offered Free Vision Screening Session

Hunts Point Middle School offered free vision screenings to improve students' educational experience.

Mott Haven »

Mentorship Program for Teen Girls Coming to South Bronx

A Brooklyn-based mentorship program for teenage girls is expanding to the South Bronx.

Vinegar Hill »

P.S. 307 Gets $1.8M Federal Grant to Add Pre-K Seats and Science Lab

The Vinegar Hill school was awarded a federal magnet grant worth $1.8 million.

Fort Greene »

Kids' Clothing Store Teaches Tots to Roll Over and Speak French

Hank & JoJo in Fort Greene offers classes for infants not yet crawling as well as older children.

South Street Seaport »

School Founded by Blue Man Group Focuses on Creativity

Allison Gaines Pell has been principal of the South Street Seaport private school since 2012.

Upper East Side »

Dalton School's 2-Story Addition Approved Despite Community Opposition

Community leaders said that the expansion was a show of privilege by the tony private school.

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