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Civic Center »

Parents Outraged by Overcrowded Classrooms in DOE Headquarters

The Peck Slip School, located in Tweed Courthouse, is cramming up to 50 students into classrooms.

Jackson Heights »

Principal Readies Civics-Minded School for More Space

Sharon Terry is getting ready for the new annex at I.S. 230.

Woodside »

Queens Reps Ask DOE Not to Bus P.S. 11 Kids to Astoria During Construction

Elected officials took aim at the plan to send students from the Woodside school to Astoria's P.S. 171.

Murray Hill »

Murray Hill School Loses $100K After Fewer Students Enroll Than Expected

A rezoning meant to relieve overcrowding at P.S. 116 is hurting the school instead, parents said.

Corona »

New School to Add Hundreds of Seats for Overcrowded Corona District

The new building should house 540 to 600 students when it reaches full capacity by 2017.

Long Island City »

Waitlisted Queens Parents May Ship Children to Brooklyn Catholic School

A lack of school options has some LIC parents considering other neighborhoods — for school, or to live.

TriBeCa »

Despite New School, Beloved Downtown Pre-K Programs Remain in Huge Demand

A new pre-K is coming to Lower Manhattan, but parents still want to see more seats in the area.

New York City »

Bloomberg Questions Trading Textbooks for Tablets in the Classroom

Mayor Michael Bloomberg also dissed telecommuting as "one of the dumber ideas I’ve ever heard."

Jackson Heights »

Two New Schools Coming to Jackson Heights and Corona

The School Construction Authority unveiled designs for two new schools in the area.

Kips Bay »

New Murray Hill School Gives East Side Parents More Choice

Zoning changes that begin to take effect in fall of 2013 will help reduce overcrowding in the area.

Sunset Park »

P.S. 169's Josephine Santiago Calls for New Schools to Ease Overcrowding

Her school in Sunset Park is one of the most overcrowded in the city.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Parents Want New School to Be as 'Desirable' as P.S. 321

Parents are already planning fundraising efforts for the new school opening in Park Slope in 2013.

Kips Bay »

Overcrowded East Side School Zones to Shrink in 2013

The District 2 Community Education Council voted to approve sweeping zoning changes Thursday.

Union Square »

Washington Irving Teachers, Parents Protest Success Academy Charter School

Teachers said they plan to fight against the opening of a charter school inside the building.

Long Island City »

New Hunters Point Schools Not Enough for Growing Nabe, Parents Say

Two news schools, P.S. 312 and I.S./H.S. 404, will open in Hunters Point in September 2013.

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