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Upper West Side »

UWS Private School Debuts 'Town Square'-Style Building with Indoor Lawns

Long hallways and fake grass are meant to create a "town square" feeling at Speyer Legacy.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn Principal Proud to Offer Theater and Gardening, Not Just Test Prep

Anna Allanbrook has led Brooklyn New School P.S. 146 since 1997.

West Farms »

Army Reservist Who Served in Sandy Recovery Says City Wrongfully Fired Her

Ninfa Soto is suing the city, claiming she lost her job over a paperwork snafu.

Yorkville »

Rhinelander Children's Center Rallies to Save School with Sale Looming

The center is looking for a new location as the Children's Aid Society prepares to sell the building.

Upper West Side »

Three New Principals Step Up at UWS Schools

Interim principals are joining the ranks at three Upper West Side schools. 

East Williamsburg »

Asst. Principal and Employee Accused of Rape of Brooklyn Students: Report

The Progress High School assistant principal raped, molested and threatened students, a report says.

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights Bilingual School Gets Ready to Open

Dos Puentes Elementary School will welcome its first batch of kindergartners in September.

Upper West Side »

Avant-Garde 'Anti-Preschool' Launching on Upper West Side

A new preschool featuring an unorthodox curriculum is opening Oct. 1 on West 96th Street.

East Harlem »

Harlem Teacher Accused of Yearlong Affair With Student

Officials learned of the affair when the dumped student went to his former school to talk about his ex.

Upper East Side »

Residents Sound Off About Planned East Side Esplanade Makeover

The Rockefeller University is proposing to fix the esplanade as part of a campus overhaul.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University to Revamp Upper East Side Campus

The biomedical-based institution revealed some plans on a Community Board 8 webpage.

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.