After reviewing its initial rejection of a plan to ease overcrowding at P.S. 116, the DOE has said no.
Washington Irving High School in Gramercy is among the latest schools to be marked for closure.
Critics have slammed the mayor, who said he'd like to fire half the city's teachers to pay others more.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg discussed some of the perks of being mayor during a speech at MIT.
Some are concerned the Hudson Yards project will bring hundreds of students to schools that aren't prepared for them.
City Council members said Tuesday that the largest round of layoffs since the mayor took office could have been prevented.
High School of Fashion Industries' Daryl Blank is DNAinfo.com's Principal of the Week.
The city has nearly 1,000 more overcrowded classrooms this year than last year, the United Federation of Teachers said.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said that he intends to open 50 new middle schools over the next two years.
A state appeals court has ruled teacher evaluation data should be made public, despite privacy concerns.
Less than 60 percent of new teachers were granted tenure this year, down from 97 percent back in '06-'07.
Midtown's Empire Beauty School has opened its doors to more than 50 students displaced after a fire ravaged their Brooklyn location.
A top DOE official revealed one-in-five teachers were rated "ineffective" under a pilot program for the city's new teacher evaulation system, Crain's reported.
The City Council will now vote on the austere 2012 budget and its deep cuts Wednesday morning.
About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.
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