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Upper East Side »

De Blasio Admits 'More Could Have Been Done' to Clear UES Streets of Snow

The mayor was accused of clearing some NYC streets faster than others.

Civic Center »

Schools to Remain Open, But Transit Slows Down Amid Major Snowstorm

During an update on this storm on Tuesday, de Blasio said he would notify parents ASAP of any changes.

Jamaica »

Jamaica's P.S. 140 and Lehman H.S. in The Bronx Spared from Closure

Department of Education spares two schools from being phased out.  

New York City »

Seven More Schools Placed on Chopping Block by City

The city is planning to shutter two dozen struggling schools for bad performance.

Mott Haven »

Parents, Principal Say Struggling Bronx School Deserves Another Chance

Parents and students rallied outside Mott Haven's P.S. 369, which the DOE has marked for closure.  

New York City »

City Eyes 36 Elementary and Middle Schools for Closure

The DOE has begun "early engagement conversations" with 36 schools.

New York City »

Arbitrator Halts Bloomberg's Plans to Fire Teachers at Struggling Schools

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teacher's union, halting the removal of teachers at 24 schools.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

City Renames Schools Marked for Closure

The names of 24 new schools have been anounced by the city.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Parents Battle After-School Program Closures

Half of Brooklyn's after-school programs will be gone by September.

Crown Heights »

City Panel Votes to Close 24 Schools

Hundreds gathered Thursday to protest the city's plan to shutter the schools.

Ridgewood »

Two City High Schools Given Last Minute Reprieve From Closure

Bushwick Community High School and Grover Cleveland High School are no longer facing closure.  

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Mayoral Candidates Mull Moratorium on School Closures

Bill Thompson called for a moratorium on school closures during a panel discussion Tuesday.

Harlem »

Harlem Charter School for Special Education Students Gets Second Chance

Opportunity Charter School's charter was renewed after the DOE threatened closure for poor performance.

Harlem »

Wadleigh Advocates Worry About Future After School Escapes Closure

A co-location with Harlem Success Academy's Middle School is on tap for the fall.

Manhattan »

City Panel Votes to Close 23 Public Schools

The Panel for Educational Policy voted to close 23 schools despite protests from parents and advocates.