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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

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shuang Wen School Parents Sue DOE

Parents are suing the DOE regarding claims of discrimination against the bilingual Lower East Side school.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

P.S. 51 Parents and Teachers Unite Against Proposed School Split

A crowd rallied outside P.S. 51 in Hell's Kitchen Wednesday to protest the Department of Education's proposal.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

P.S. 51 Students May Be Sent to Other Schools During Construction

P.S. 51 students could be split up and moved into P.S. 11 and the Clinton Middle School in the wake of construction.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Art School Hosts Open House

The Educational Alliance offers summer courses in subjects ranging from ceramics to welding.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

New Chelsea School Inundated by Applications in Runup to Fall Opening

Avenues: The World School, a private institution opening in fall 2012, said it will seek to be a good neighbor.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Second-Graders Push for Local Landmarking

Chinatown students are petitioning the city to landmark historic neighborhood sites like Confucius Plaza.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Logos With a Message: LES High Schoolers Design T-Shirts Exposing Social Issues

Seniors from New Design High School displayed their year-end projects tackling issues like youth pregnancy and obesity.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Chess Champs Honored by Schools Chief

The Yung Wing School's "Panda Pawns" were the first elementary-school team to beat high-schoolers in a national contest.

Harlem »

Teen Stabbed In Melee In Park Near Harlem School

Boy hospitalized after being attacked in St. Nicholas Park, across the street from Bread and Roses High School

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