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Prospect Park South »

Father of Drowned High School Student Blasts Class Trip

The father of 16-year-old Jean Fritz Pierre said his son wasn't a strong swimmer.

Yorkville »

Controversy Lingers Over City's Admissions Criteria at New UES School

Parents remain upset about the Department of Education's proposed student admissions method.

Central Harlem »

Burst Light Bulb Forces Evacuation of Harlem Schools, Injures 11

Both Success Academy Harlem 5 and P.S. 123 were evacuated at 301 W. 40th St., the FDNY says.

Bed-Stuy »

P.S. 256 Principal Helped Turn Around Failing Bed-Stuy School

Sharyn Hemphill helped P.S. 256 thrive again just a year after there were fears it might close.

Greenpoint »

'College Degree' Toilet Paper Shows Value of Higher Education, Artist Says

Artist Leon Reid IV's rolls are a statement about the futility of a college degree, he said.

Upper East Side »

Regis High School Chemistry Whiz Attends White House Science Fair

Christopher Hillenbrand, 15, a sophomore at Regis H.S., met President Obama earlier this week.

Bed-Stuy »

Successful P.S. 40 Is a 'Work in Progress,' Principal Says

P.S. 40 in Bed-Stuy is one of the neighborhood's best schools, but Leonie Hibbert is pushing for more.

Williamsburg »

Occupy Summer Camp Teams With Occupy Sandy in Hope to Gain Strength

The Freedom School is moving from Williamsburg to Clinton Hill for its second year.

Bushwick »

High-Achieving Brooklyn Latin School Relocates for Large Gym and Labs

A Bushwick high school will switch buildings with East Williamsburg's Young Women's Leadership School.

Greenpoint »

Brooklyn's Oldest Public Elementary School Welcomes New Leader

Principal Carmen Asselta caters to P.S. 34's diverse population of Polish and Latino students.

Upper East Side »

UES Students Push to Ban Plastic Bags Citywide

The girls' private school expects 200 students and local politicians to attend the conference.

Williamsburg »

Middle Schoolers to Reunite in Lunchroom 60 Years After Graduating JHS 50

Dozens of graduates from the Williamsburg middle school are going "back to school" this spring.

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace Schools Serve Diverse yet Tight-Knit Community

Windsor Terrace's two public elementary schools are at the center of neighborhood life.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg and Greenpoint Offer Array of Schools Without Waitlists

Williamsburg's and Greenpoint's District 14 has no kindergarten waitlists, unlike much of the city.

Bushwick »

Community Involvement Boosts Bushwick Elementary Schools

Young Bushwick students learn to volunteer in their community.

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