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Cooper Union Could Charge Tuition for First Time in 150 Years

The Cooper Union in the East Village is considering charging students tuition for the first time to cope with a $16.5 million budget deficit.

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Parents, Teachers Fear Closure After LES School Earns 'F' Grade

The Department of Education ranked P.S. 137 on East Broadway among the 20 lowest-performing schools in the city.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Daughter of Retired Cop Brings Gun to Chinatown School

A little girl brought a gun belonging to her mom, a retired NYPD cop, to Transfiguration School in Chinatown on Tuesday morning.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Students Design Quilts for Sick Children at Day of Service

Students from P.S. 64 decorated quilts and pillows for hospitalized children through the Soaringwords program.

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown's Shuang Wen School Supporters Blast DOE 'Witch Hunt'

Parents and students rallied Friday against the DOE's ongoing investigations into the high-achieving Chinatown school.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side School Warned it Could be Closed by DOE

P.S. 137 John L. Bernstein on the Lower East Side is one of 20 elementary and middle schools city-wide identified by the Department of Education as struggling.

East Village & Lower East Side »

P.S. 64's Marlon Hosang Uses Arts to Help East Village School Shine

Principal Marlon Hosang of P.S. 64 in the East Village talks about his experience as an educator and how he's adapting the school's curriculum, three years into the job.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

New Backpacks and Sharpened Pencils Await First Day of School

Parents prepped kids and teachers spruced up classrooms as schools geared up for the first day of classes.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

NYU Students Starting Semester in Style at Midtown Hotel

Several dozen NYU students are starting the year in style with housing at a Midtown Hotel, according to a report.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Elementary School Renovates Landmark Building in Gramercy

When French elementary school Ecole International de New York needed additional classrooms, it turned to a nearby dilapidated building with a long history.

Midtown & Theater District »

Mayor Bloomberg Donates $30M to Initiative to Close Race Achievement Gap

The $127 million "Young Men's Initiative" is intended to help close the achievement gap between black and Latino young men and their white peers.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown Beauty School Welcomes Students Displaced by Brooklyn Fire

Midtown's Empire Beauty School has opened its doors to more than 50 students displaced after a fire ravaged their Brooklyn location.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Principal Tapped for Shuang Wen School

Iris Chiu replaces Ling Ling Chou at the elite Shuang Wen School, according to a letter from the schools department

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