Arty P.S. 3 is a reflection of the West Village's bohemian history, Calvin Trillin said.
Starting in fall 2014, Village families will no longer have the option of two public elementary schools.
Principal Kelly Shannon says passing the DOE's latest rezoning proposal is among her top priorities.
The school will house just grades K through 5th to create more room for kindergartners, officials said.
Though P.S. 290 was rezoned to reduce waitlists, some parents got letters showing a waitlist of 42.
The 311 hotline didn't get maps with the DOE's newly created school on the Upper East Side.
Daniel McCormick, assistant principal at E. Harlem's G&T school, will lead the UES's new P.S. 527.
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.
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.
Plans to re-draw school zone boundaries in District 2 have parents furious.
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.
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.
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.
There are 350 to 370 seats available in P.S. 1 and P.S. 126, a Department of Education official said.
The city wants to send TriBeCa children living above North Moore Street to the Greenwich Village's P.S. 3.
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