Gramercy »

City Lifts Cellphone Ban for 1.1M Public School Students

The city lifted a longstanding ban Monday, allowing students to bring cellphones to school.

Jackson Heights »

Queens Artist Among First to Attend New Social Action Degree Program

Nicole Mouriño will be one of the first to graduate from Social Practice Queens. 

Long Island City »

Antibiotic-Free Chicken Coming Soon to NYC Public School Cafeterias

Chicken, the top item on school cafeteria menus, will be antibiotic-free starting next year, DOE said.

Greenwich Village »

4 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Week

Visual art is in focus this week, with The Armory Show, The Art Show and Volta NY all kicking off.

Lower East Side »

Great Oaks Charter School Nixes Move to Governors Island to Stay on LES

Great Oaks Charter School is hoping to move into a new spot "relatively close" to its current location.

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.

Midtown »

6 Things For You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Revisit a classic Depeche Mode album, visit the New Museum's Triennial and explore Tom Wolfe's archives.

Rego Park »

Teacher Who Molested Elementary School Student Gets No Jail Deal

Wilbert Cortez will be required to register as a sex offender but will not have to go to jail.

Greenwich Village »

SUBMIT QUESTIONS: What Do You Want to Ask The New School's President?

David Van Zandt will do a live chat answering questions from the community about the school's expansion.

Upper West Side »

VIDEO: Shy Kids Read to Dogs to Overcome Literacy Fears

Children who are timid about reading aloud find freedom in reading to two Havanese dogs. 

Park Slope »

Teachers at Top Brooklyn Schools Ask Parents to Help Save Their Jobs

Teachers say Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed evaluation system could cost some educators their jobs.

Bed-Stuy »

Student Farmers Grow Fresh Vegetables Year-Round for Bed-Stuy Community

Teen volunteers use hydroponic farms to distribute up to 40 pounds of produce each month to families.

Greenwich Village »

New School to Build Performing Arts Hub Featuring a 'Glass Box' Theater

The New School is revamping Arnhold Hall on 13th Street with new performing arts spaces.

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