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Upper East Side »

Coding Classes Help Low-Income Students Prep for College

Breakthrough New York prepares academically gifted students from low-income communities for college.

Financial District »

Planned FiDi Middle School Gets Green Light to Open Following Outcry

The DOE had hinted that the Spruce Street middle school might not open as planned.

Financial District »

How to Navigate Your Child's School Transition

Morris Cohen, LCSW, discusses the school transitions for fifth, eighth and 12th graders.

Upper East Side »

East Side Middle School Creates a Community for Students and Parents

Principal David Getz's goal is to create great citizens who give back to their communities.

Fort Greene »

Brooklyn Middle School Janitor Arrested for Raping Teen Girl, Police Say

Hernan Zapata, 51, was accused of raping a 17-year-old girl at her former middle school, police said.

Astoria »

Expanding Green Charter Looks to Increase Options in Queens

Growing Up Green Charter School, founded by Matthew Greenberg, will expand to a middle school next year.

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.

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Urge DOE to Decide on School for Beacon Space

The DOE has not announced what will become of the Beacon school building in 2015.

Civic Center »

City Seeks After-School Providers in Bid to Serve More Than 55,000 Kids

The city has begun accepting proposals to serve 55,000 new students.

Union Square »

DOE Delays Decision on Whether to Expand Chelsea Middle School

The Clinton School for Writers and Artists planned to move to Union Square by 2015.

Upper East Side »

Parents Talk Admissions, Courses with Principal of New UES Middle School

M.S. 177 will open in fall 2014 under the direction of Prinicpal Christina Riggio.

Red Hook »

New York Harbor School Looks to Red Hook for Middle School Location

Students at the middle school would go to high school at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School.

Upper West Side »

Education Council Approves Wishlist for Beacon Building School

The CEC's resolution calls for a new school in the space vacated by Beacon High School. 

Park Slope »

Parent-Teacher Conferences Limited to 3 Minutes at Big Middle Schools

Parents charge through schools for time slots "like the running of the bulls," one PTA member said.

Fort Greene »

Greene Hill School Plans to Add First Middle School Class in Fall 2014

The Fort Greene private school will add more than 20 students to its first middle school class.