Astoria »

4 Things To Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

“Weird Al” Yankovic's Mad Magazine and Matthew Weiner's "Mad Men" both feature in this week's list.

Bed-Stuy »

'Mindful Writing' and Yoga Course Promotes Wellness for Bed-Stuy Students

The Human Plant Project looks to provide an outlet for kids to release stress and other emotions.

Battery Park City »

5 Things for You To Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

More Tribeca Film Festival events, Record Store Day and The New York Rangers are on offer this weekend.

Park Slope »

Parents Complain About Brand Placement in State English Tests

Parents questioned the content of the state English exams, which are shrouded in secrecy.

Concourse »

Bronx School Aims to Teach the Next Generation of Female Coders

The class meets on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at the Bronx Writing Academy.

Financial District »

Sheldon SIlver Applauded at Schools Meeting, Says He Will Be 'Vindicated'

The embattled assemblyman led his school overcrowding task force meeting Wednesday evening.

Red Hook »

Free Wi-Fi Planned for Red Hook Houses in Nonprofit's Plan

A local nonprofit wants to install wireless routers in public spaces throughout the projects. 

Upper West Side »

Norman Rockwell's NYC Roots May Be Honored With Street Renaming

A group of students pushed for a block to be renamed after the iconic American artist. 

Corona »

Pols Push City to Expand Corona School Where Hundreds Learn in Trailers

The 1,700 students at P.S. 143 share a small building, with 6 trailers and an annex 15 blocks away.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Columbia Activist Fights to Fix University's 'Rape Problem'

Zoe Ridolfi-Starr is one of the most vocal activists fighting for new policies on campus sexual assault.

Brooklyn Heights »

More than 1,200 Kindergartners Shut Out of Their Zoned Schools

More than 1,200 families were waitlisted at their zoned schools, according to DOE data released Tuesday.

Inwood »

Teacher Fired For Having Kids Write Why They Hate Classmate on Blackboard

Teacher Madeline Luciano was fired from P.S. 18 after letting students write that a classmate was ugly.

Soundview »

City Adds About 600 New Pre-K Seats in South Bronx, City Educators Say

The expansion should guarantee a pre-k spot for every District 8 family who wants one, the DOE said.

Park Slope »

Principals Pressure Families Not To Opt Out of State Tests

City schools are pushing back against a growing number of families opting out of the state tests.

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