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Bed-Stuy »

Central Brooklyn's School System in a 'Sorry State,' Community Members Say

Panelists at an education forum said Bed-Stuy schools are in "crisis" due to a lack of resources. 

Cobble Hill »

Family of Autistic Student Who Died in School Hires Avonte Oquendo Lawyer

Dyasha Smith, 21, choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school.

Civic Center »

Dept. of Education Employees Fight for First Pay Raise in 6 Years

Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.

Washington Heights »

School Superintendent Wants Saturday Classes

Manuel Ramirez was appointed superintendent after 10 years at successful M.S. 327 in The Bronx.

Soundview »

Pre-K Director Finds Out Program is Canceled in Surprising Way

The city has closed Rainbow Montessori's pre-k programs in The Bronx.

Midtown »

45 Pre-K Programs Delayed or Canceled Due to Safety Concerns, Officials Say

Officials abruptly canceled 9 pre-K programs and postponed 36 more just before the first day of school.

Jamaica »

TIMELINE: Jamaica High School's Highs and Lows Over the Past Century

Jamaica High School educated politicians, authors and filmmakers before closing this summer.

Edenwald »

Elementary School Locked Down After Man Shot Dead Nearby, Officials Say

Lamont Smith, 45, was shot on 229th Street and Schieffelin Avenue.

Queens Village »

Family of 19-Year-Old Killed Over Headphones Launches Anti-Violence Effort

Relatives of Carl Richardson established a foundation in his name to help curb violence after his death.

Morrisania »

Proposed Building for Homeless Across from Schools Draws Concern

A proposal to provide housing for the homeless on Fulton Avenue near 170th Street has drawn criticism.

Astoria »

What to Do If Your Child Is Waitlisted for Kindergarten

Here are tips on what to do if your family is still waiting for a seat.

Prospect Heights »

Prospect Heights Craft Fair to Help Fund School Arts Program

Local businesses like Amorina will participate in the Brooklyn-centric fair Saturday.

Fort Greene »

Principal Brings School Back From the Brink of Closure

P.S. 67 was targeted for closure by the city in 2012 but is now on the upswing.

Midtown »

De Blasio Buries Hatchet With Al Roker on 'Today' Show

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Al Roker put their feud behind them on the "Today" show Monday morning.

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Team Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open on 'Beautiful Day'

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Thursday morning was a "beautiful day."

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