School rezoning

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Windsor Terrace »

New Brooklyn Middle School Aims to 'Reflect Diversity'

Families want the new M.S. 839 to draw students from Red Hook, Park Slope, and Sunset Park.

Kensington »

Parents to Flood 311 With Street Safety Demands After Student Killed by Car

Parents at P.S. 230 and P.S. 130 want crossing guards, better signage and other safety upgrades.

West Village »

'New Yorker' Writer Calvin Trillin Touts P.S. 3's West Village Spirit

Arty P.S. 3 is a reflection of the West Village's bohemian history, Calvin Trillin said.

Greenwich Village »

Panel Eliminates Village Parents' Choice Between P.S. 3 and P.S. 41

Starting in fall 2014, Village families will no longer have the option of two public elementary schools.

Greenwich Village »

P.S. 41 Principal Strives for Excellence Despite Overcrowding

Principal Kelly Shannon says passing the DOE's latest rezoning proposal is among her top priorities.

Kips Bay »

P.S. 281 Will Not Have Middle School Seats, City Says

The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

P.S. 290's Post-Rezoning Waitlist Angers Parents

Though P.S. 290 was rezoned to reduce waitlists, some parents got letters showing a waitlist of 42.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

311 Hotline Gave Parents Wrong Info About New UES School, Pol Says

The 311 hotline didn't get maps with the DOE's newly created school on the Upper East Side.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New PS 527 to Focus on Foreign Languages, 'Global Studies'

Daniel McCormick, assistant principal at E. Harlem's G&T school, will lead the UES's new P.S. 527.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Support Grows in Fight Against Overcrowded Schools in Kips Bay

A group of parents and teachers from P.S. 116 in Kips Bay have gained the support of local elected officials and community boards in their fight against overcrowding.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Community Board Passes Resolution to Help P.S. 116 Fight Overcrowding

At a community board meeting on Wednesday night, parents and teachers from P.S. 116 came out in force, asking for the board's help in their fight against overcrowding.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

West Village Parents Criticize School Rezoning Proposal

Plans to re-draw school zone boundaries in District 2 have parents furious.  

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side Principal and Parents Blast DOE Rezoning Plans

P.S. 290's principal fears that the DOE's rezoning of Upper East Side elementary schools could leave the popular school with too few students, which could then hurt the school's budget.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

School Rezoning Plan Would Eliminate Village, SoHo Parents' Choice

A city Department of Education proposal to reshape the school zones that cover Greenwich Village, Hudson Square and part of SoHo would eliminate families' unique option between two elementary schools.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Penn South Parents Don't Want School Change

Parents who waited months to be in P.S. 11's school zone are furious they may soon have to send their children to P.S. 33 instead.