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Financial District »

Popular Downtown Schools Add Whopping 148 Children to Wait-List

Most of lower Manhattan's elementary schools have placed children on long wait-lists.

New York City »

New York Parents Learn Foreign Languages to Help Kids Become Fluent

Parents are picking up foreign languages in a bid to help their children become immersed in new tongues.

Inwood »

Inwood Principal Uses Art and Music to Inspire Students

Maureen Guido believes that music and art complement math and science at P.S. 278

East Village »

New Gifted and Talented Program Could Open in East Village

P.S. 15/The Roberto Clemente School will get a gifted program if there is enough demand, officials said.

Jackson Heights »

15 Cases of Bed Bugs Found in P.S. 69 Jackson Heights Since September

Education officials said bed bugs have been reported in 15 classrooms at P.S. 69 since September.

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace Schools Serve Diverse yet Tight-Knit Community

Windsor Terrace's two public elementary schools are at the center of neighborhood life.

Civic Center »

Murry Bergtraum High School Still Without Phone Service After Sandy

More than three months after Hurricane Sandy, phones remain down at Murry Bergtraum High School.

New York City »

Bloomberg, Markowitz Pass Buck on Yeshivas' Failure to Teach English, Math

"It’s not for me to intervene," Borough President Marty Markowitz said of the failures.

New York City »

Website Aims to Streamline Search for Kids' Extracurricular Classes

Kidz Central Station launched in September in select areas.

West Village »

Downtown Preschool Relocating to the Village to Avoid Future Flooding

Hurricane Sandy caused the Mandell School to scrap plans to open a location in the Financial District.

Chelsea »

Vote on Split Zones for Popular West Side Schools Set for January

A controversial split between the zone encompassing P.S. 3 and P.S. 41 will be decided next month.

Morningside Heights »

Wu-Tang's GZA Helps Bring Science to City Students

The legendary Wu-Tang rapper is helping to launch a program combining hip-hop and science education.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students Hold 'Live-In' Protest for Free Education

Eleven students from the school have locked themselves in the school's Cooper Square building.

Hudson Heights »

Storefront Science Workshops Let Children Learn Through Exploration

The uptown science workshops allow children to experiment with magnets, electric circuits and animals.

Williamsburg »

Locals Blast Charter School's Proposed Co-Location in Williamsburg

Citizens of the World Charter elementary would co-locate with a middle and high school by McCarren Park.