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Battery Park City »

Cheating Prevalent at High-Pressure Stuyvesant High School, Students Say

More than 70 percent of Stuyvesant students have copied homework, a student survey found.

Bushwick »

Stop-and-Frisks a 'Necessary Evil,' Police Official Tells Bushwick Locals

Locals need to "be more specific" with descriptions of criminals or "almost everybody's being stopped."

Williamsburg »

Occupy Wall Street Summer Camp Brings Activism to Out-of-School Youth

OWS activists are starting the Paul Robeson Freedom School, an 8-week summer program, on Maujer Street.

Greenwich Village »

Village School the Academy of St. Joseph Teaches Compassion

Angela Coombs, head of the Village's private Catholic elementary school, wants to shape kind people.

Willets Point »

Student Arts Contest Celebrates New York's Water

Thirty-seven students were named 'Water Champions' at a ceremony held at Citi Field Wednesday afternoon.

Williamsburg »

Lawsuit Against Williamsburg's Success Academy Charter School Dismissed

Opponents of the Williamsburg charter said they plan to appeal a judge's decision to toss their suit.

Astoria »

Third of Queens Libraries Would Close Under 'Devastating' Budget Cuts

The Queens Library is facing the prospect of losing $26.7 million in budget funding in fiscal year 2013.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn HS Teacher Made Inappropriate Comments to Students, Probe Reveals

Michael Aquino allegedly made inappropriate remarks to three female students at George Westinghouse HS.

Central Harlem »

Excellence Starts Early at Democracy Prep

Emmanuel George is finishing up his second year as principal of Democracy Prep Harlem Middle School.

Woodside »

Woodside Residents Rally for After-School Programs

Two Woodside after-school programs are in jeopardy due to funding cuts.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Parents Push for Russian Dual-Language Program at School

Russian-speaking parents are looking for an Upper West Side school to host a dual-language program.

New Dorp »

Vincent Maniscalco Brings High Tech Changes to Staten Island Technical HS

Vincent Maniscalco heads the specialized high school Staten Island Tech, which requires an entrance exam.

Cobble Hill »

Bed Bugs Reportedly Found at Carroll Gardens Middle School

The Carroll School reportedly distributed notices confirming the presence of bed bugs at the school.

Upper East Side »

For Underserved Communities, Faith-Based Health Lessons

A new program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital uses scripture to help teach about heart disease.

Cobble Hill »

'Heart and Soul' of Mary McDowell Friends School in Cobble Hill to Retire

Admissions director Deborah Edel of the Mary McDowell Friends School is retiring after 27 years.