Dyker Heights »

100-Year-Old Math Teacher Honored for Decades of Service

The school will also hold an assembly for students in honor of Mrs. Scotto on Oct. 27.

Chelsea »

Kids Hone Tech Skills as Common Core Exams Move Online

Schools are preparing for the new Common Core exams, which students will take on a computer. 

Upper West Side »

Energetic Young Principal Builds Progressive UWS Middle School

Marlon Lowe of Mott Hall II believes in student-directed learning, not lecture-driven classes. 

Civic Center »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

This week's top stories include a 100-year-old math teacher and the closure of six Pie Face locations.

Upper West Side »

How to Get Your 4-Year-Old Ready for Gifted and Talented Admissions

Here's what you need to know if you're hoping to score a G&T seat for your 4-year-old in fall 2015.

Dyker Heights »

100-Year-Old Math Teacher Still Going Strong at Brooklyn Elementary School

Madeline Scotto, 100, has been teaching at St. Ephrem's in Dyker Heights since 1954.

Morrisania »

6 Things for You to Do in New York City This Weekend

Pickles and Bronx doo wop are on your agenda this weekend.

Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

Lower East Side »

SUNY Blames 'Administrative Error' for Success Academy Confusion

SUNY claimed Success Academy's written online approval for Districts 1 or 6 on a data-entry glitch.

Park Slope »

Toxic Lead Paint Found in South Slope Day Care Center

The Shirley Chisholm Day Care Center has lead paint that can be a danger to children, inspectors found.

East Flatbush »

Principal Tried to Bar Blind Counselor's Seeing Eye Dog, Complaint Says

Tami Hernandez-Rosenberg was given extra work and told she couldn't have her guide dog, she said.

Financial District »

Assembly Speaker Offers Own Offices to Fix Overcrowded Classrooms

Speaker Silver is offering space in his office building to create more classrooms at DOE headquarters.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Expansion Plan Gets Green Light From Appellate Court

The panel overturned a lower court decision blocking some parts of the university's plan.

Rego Park »

'Green' Playground Featuring Fitness Station and Murals Opens in Rego Park

The playground, at J.H.S. 157 Stephen A. Halsey, was designed with the help of students.

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