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Long Island City »

Parents Want New School Built at Hunters Point South

A petition calling for a school to be built at the affordable housing site has more than 400 signatures.

Long Island City »

Parents Start Petition for More School Seats in LIC

Parents started a petition after 50 kids were wait-listed at the neighborhood's only elementary school.

Upper West Side »

MAP: 46,000 New School Seats Coming to NYC

The most seats are coming to Queens, with the fewest slated for Manhattan and Staten Island.

Washington Heights »

Uptown School With Trailers for 10 Years Pushes DOE for New Classrooms

Kindergarteners use trailers that parents say are unsafe, and have unreliable heat and mold.

West Village »

City to Buy West Village School Building for $40M

The long-awaited deal will create additional school seats for West Village and Greenwich Village kids.

Long Island City »

Zoning for New Hunters Point Middle School Could Include Sunnyside Students

The DOE and the District 30 CEC will approve a zoning plan for the new school sometime this fall.

Long Island City »

DOE Adds Extra Kindergarten Class at P.S. 78 for Waitlisted Kids

The class will open 25 extra kindergarten seats at the school, which has seen an influx of new families.

Long Island City »

P.S. 166 Students Win Fight for Gifted Middle School Seats in Queens

Current gifted students will be granted spots at a new program that will launch next year at I.S. 126.

Long Island City »

P.S. 166 Parents Feel Slighted by Proposed Gifted Program for District 30

Gifted students at P.S. 166 are the only ones in district 30 without an automatic middle school transfer.

Woodside »

Woodside School Will Get Annex to Replace Longtime Trailer Classrooms

The city will build an addition at crowded P.S. 11, which has used portable classrooms for over a decade.

Long Island City »

New Hunters Point Schools Not Enough for Growing Nabe, Parents Say

Two news schools, P.S. 312 and I.S./H.S. 404, will open in Hunters Point in September 2013.

Downtown »

More Seats Announced for New Peck Slip School

The Peck Slip School will now offer 712 elementary seats, 56 more than had been announced in November.

Midtown & Theater District »

City Shrank Union Square School to Head off Lawsuits

The decision to downsize a new public school near Union Square was driven by fears that angry residents would sue the city.

Midtown & Theater District »

Battle Over East 15th Street School Escalates

Residents and community board members are locked in a battle over a new school on East 15th Street.

Downtown »

Extra Room in Chinatown Schools Could Ease Downtown Overcrowding, City Says

There are 350 to 370 seats available in P.S. 1 and P.S. 126, a Department of Education official said.