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Park Slope »

A Student's Guide to Moving Into Middle School, High School and College

No matter which new school you're starting, DNAinfo has tips on how to handle the change.

Upper West Side »

Principal Tapped for New UWS School in Beacon HS Space

Jessica Jenkins will lead the West End Secondary School of Urban Studies.

Upper West Side »

New Kindergarten Class at P.S. 199 Sparks Overcrowding Fears

The DOE said it added 25 new seats to the popular school to accomodate a long waitlist this year. 

Longwood »

Swiss Sock Company Trying to Save Music Program at South Bronx School

BLACKSOCKS hopes to raise $5,000 for the University Heights High School music program.

Belmont »

De Blasio Announces $650M Tech Upgrade for City Schools

The money will go toward helping schools upgrade their broadband internet access.

SoHo »

Principal Remains in the Classroom at Elisabeth Irwin High

Ruth Jurgensen said she teaches students to love learning, not just ace standardized tests.

Upper West Side »

Major Construction Project at UWS School Complex Leaves Programs in Limbo

The three-year construction project is focused on renovating the Joan of Arc complex's exterior.

Upper West Side »

Longtime Leader of Mandell School Stepping Down After 15 Years

The granddaughter of the school's founder is departing for a position in Houston, Texas.

Chelsea »

Cornell Tech Innovation Institute Launches Classes to Grow Startups

The school, which will move to Roosevelt Island in 2017, plans to foster new companies.

Claremont »

Democracy Prep Eyeing Takeover of Bronx Prep Charter School

The trustees at Bronx Prep Charter School voted to put it under the management of Democracy Prep.

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.