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Forest Hills »

Former Hospital Won't Be Converted into School Despite Parents' Hopes

The DOE said it won't pursue the site of the former Parkway Hospital.

Forest Hills »

Parents Unite to Fight Overcrowding in City Schools

Parents from Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan have united in a new group.  

Forest Hills »

City Cuts Pre-K Classes in Forest Hills to Make Room for Kindergarten Seats

P.S. 196 will get one more kindergarten class and P.S. 144 will get two.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Parents Ask City For Trailers to Alleviate Kindergarten Crisis

Dozens of kids are waitlisted and may be sent to schools further away, parents said.

Forest Hills »

Parents Furious That City Has No Fix for Forest Hills Kindergarten Crisis

Dozens of Forest Hills kids are waitlisted and will be sent to schools further away, parents said.

Forest Hills »

Officials Blast Plan to Send Forest Hills Students Out of Zone

Dozens of kids are wait-listed and will be sent to schools further away, parents said.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Parents Launch Petition Demanding Fix to Kindergarten Crisis

Kindergartners were being turned away from zoned schools and sent to schools farther away.

Long Island City »

Dozens of Zoned Students Waitlisted at P.S. 78 in Hunters Point

Parents worry public school seats aren't keeping up with the growing neighborhood.

Forest Hills »

Parents Furious Forest Hills Schools Don't Have Room For Their Kids

A number of parents said that their children were placed far from their zoned schools.

Brooklyn Heights »

More than 1,200 Kindergartners Shut Out of Their Zoned Schools

More than 1,200 families were waitlisted at their zoned schools, according to DOE data released Tuesday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

40 New and Expanding Dual Language Programs Coming to NYC Schools

The languages range from Hebrew to Haitian Creole and will start in September 2015.

Upper East Side »

7 Things You Need to Know Before Applying to Kindergarten

Children who were born in 2010 can apply to kindergarten from Jan. 7 to Feb. 13.

Astoria »

What to Do If Your Child Is Waitlisted for Kindergarten

Here are tips on what to do if your family is still waiting for a seat.

Park Slope »

Park Slope School Blames Application Spike on Parents Giving Fake Addresses

Park Slope's P.S. 321 blamed their waitlist on families falsely claiming to live in its zone.

Astoria »

Kindergarten Registration Push Looks to Bridge Digital Divide in Queens

Astoria nonprofit Zone 126 is looking to help parents navigate the new online kindergarten registration.