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Upper West Side »

UWS Education Leaders Urge Boycott of Standardized Practice Tests

Members of CEC 3 said the tests are of value only to the testing company and not to students. 

Claremont »

Bronx High School Students Go Entire Semester With No Math or English

Several juniors at Bronx HS for Medical Science pleaded for the courses but were told to wait, they said.

New York City »

Judge Approves New FDNY Test, Hiring to Begin 'Immediately'

A judge has approved the FDNY's new exam, after previous versions were deemed discrimanatory.

Battery Park City »

Stuyvesant High Student Caught in Cheating Scandal, Report Says

A student from Stuyvesant High School was allegedly caught texting photos of his test to other students.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

City to Study Traffic Impact of Central Park Car Ban

Community boards around the park, incuding CB7 and CB5, have voted in support of testing the ban.

Manhattan »

FDNY Applicants Urge Raising Age Limit After Hiring Freeze

The City Council is set to vote on legislation upping the age limit for those affected by a lawsuit Thursday.

Manhattan »

City Puts Brakes on Central Park Car Ban

Local community boards have been pushing the city to test a car ban on the Central Park "Loop."

Midtown & Theater District »

Emergency Workers to Converge on Grand Central Station Saturday for Massive Training Exercise

The MTA will hold an annual emergency preparedness drill at Grand Central Terminal Saturday morning.

Manhattan »

Number of NYC Students Held Back Five Times Higher This Year

Eight percent of all eighth graders in New York City public schools failed to advance to the ninth grade, according to a report.

Manhattan »

Girls Outnumber Boys in City's Kindergarten Gifted Programs

Fifty-six percent of kindergarteners in the city's gifted programs are girls, leading some to question the admissions test.