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Upper West Side »

UWS Parents Fear Student Squeeze in DOE Plan to Add Kindergarten Classes

P.S. 87 and P.S. 9 are both getting an additional kindergarten class next school under the DOE's plan.

Clinton Hill »

Turnstiles Changed at Clinton-Washington C Train Stop Due to Overcrowding

The MTA replaced the high entrance/exit turnstiles with waist-level ones to help passenger flow.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Yards Affordable Housing Raises Concerns About Transit, Schools

A plan to build 11,250 affordable units at the site must address infrastructure, local leaders say.

Brooklyn Heights »

Parents Urge DOE to Address Overcrowding at Brooklyn Heights School

P.S. 8 The Robert Fulton School was at 142 percent of its capacity last year.

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.