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Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Parents Want 'Controlled Choice' to Say Where Kids Go to School

Where our kids go to school should not be based entirely on geography, argues Donna Nevel. 

Upper West Side »

MAP: See How Your Elementary School Ranks on State English Tests

DNAinfo mapped out how the city's fourth-graders fared on the state's tough English exam.

Financial District »

Spruce Street School Adds Full-Day Pre-K Class

Some Downtown schools cut their pre-K, but the Spruce Street School is opening a new 18-seat class.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Far Rockaway »

Hurricane Sandy-Hit School Teaches Students to Serve Others

P.S. 104 principal Katie Grady is teaching students to "pay it forward."

Kips Bay »

New iPhone App Teaches Parents About City's Elementary Schools

A Kips Bay father launched an app that makes finding information on schools as easy as pressing a button.

Concord »

Two New Staten Island Schools Set to Open in the Fall, Mayor Says

The schools were announced by Mayor Bloomberg Tuesday.

Great Kills & Tottenville »

Competition for Staten Island Pre-K Seats is Fierce at Top Schools

Applications to top schools greatly outnumber the amount of pre-K seats.

Battery Park City »

Downtown Families Face Space Crunch in Beloved Schools

Lower Manhattan's elementary schools are popular but overcrowded.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Offers Elementary School Options From Magnets to Charters

Harlem offers uptown parents an array of charter, magnet and traditional public schools.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Parents Seek to Improve Schools

Parents, educators and elected officials are looking for ways to improve northern Manhattan schools.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Rezoning Shifts School Landscape

The neighborhood is getting a new K-5 school in the fall of 2013 to ease the space crunch.

Prospect Heights »

New Schools Win Acclaim in Prospect Heights and Crown Heights

The brightest public schools in District 17 emphasize Spanish, fencing and banana biology.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Heights, Vinegar Hill Schools Make Improvements

P.S. 307 in Vinegar Hill and P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights have both shown academic gains.

Forest Hills »

Prestigious Schools Pack Forest Hills, Kew Gardens and Rego Park

The area boasts many sought-after schools, including P.S. 196 and P.S. 101.