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Midtown »

City Could See 6 Inches of Snow Thursday, Forecasters Say

The city is bracing for four to six inches of snow Thursday.

Mott Haven »

Bronx Parents Fleeing Low-Performing Schools, Advocacy Group Says

Enrollment declined by 31 percent since 2009 at 33 of the borough's schools, a report found.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Residents Say Improving Schools Is Their Top Concern: Survey

In a survey published Thursday, 35 percent of participants said improving schools is most important.

Cobble Hill »

5 Ways You Can Help Create the School You Want for Your Child

From joining a committee to starting a dual language program, parents are transforming schools.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Scientology-Backed Anti-Drug Program At Work in City Public Schools

The program visited at least 30 city public schools last year, according to its Facebook page.

Hudson Heights »

New York City Public Schools Will Be Open on Wednesday

Schools will reopen Wednesday after city students got a snow day.

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.