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Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan to Ease Overcrowding at P.S. 116 For Second Time

After reviewing its initial rejection of a plan to ease overcrowding at P.S. 116, the DOE has said no.

Downtown »

Downtown and UES School Rezoning Plan Approved by Education Council

CEC District 2 approved sweeping school zoning changes in lower Manhattan and the Upper East Side.  

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Halloween Party Celebrates Hell's Kitchen Park's Transformation

The annual Halloween party at Hell's Kitchen Park was originally launched as a way to reclaim it from drug dealers.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Parents, Officials Want Hudson Yards Considered in School Rezoning

Some are concerned the Hudson Yards project will bring hundreds of students to schools that aren't prepared for them.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Parents Reject School Rezoning Plans

Parents voiced their opposition to plans that would change the school many of their children would go to.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Parents to Rally Before School Rezoning Meeting

Community Board 4 plans on rallying parents before a hearing on a contentious school rezoning plan.

Midtown & Theater District »

Furious Board Urges City to Restore Slashed School Seats

Members of Community Board 5 are urging the city to reverse a decision to shrink a soon-to-be-built schoool near Union Square.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

P.S. 51 Parents and Teachers Unite Against Proposed School Split

A crowd rallied outside P.S. 51 in Hell's Kitchen Wednesday to protest the Department of Education's proposal.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

P.S. 51 Students May Be Sent to Other Schools During Construction

P.S. 51 students could be split up and moved into P.S. 11 and the Clinton Middle School in the wake of construction.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Offends Some With Comment About New York Parents

The mayor said parents from poor neighborhoods fighting his school-closure plan lack "formal education."

Manhattan »

Schools Chief Directs Do-Over For Parent Elections

Parents and local leaders had described the delayed election as a "debacle."

Manhattan »

Critics Say One-Week Delay Not Enough to Solve Parent Election "Debacle"

The Department of Education has delayed its parent elections after complaints of serious mishandling.

Downtown »

Downtown Writers Salon Helps Parents Balance Life and Art

Pen Parentis recently launched a national website to help parents balance writing and parenting.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Little League Parade Kicks Off 2011 Baseball Season

The Inwood Little League annual parade kicked off the 61st season of the historic baseball league.

Manhattan »

Council Members Get Behind Proposed Fast Food Toy Ban

A Queens Councilman wants to bar eateries from giving away toys unless meals meet certain nutritional standards.