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Upper West Side »

The new Riverside Center school will have two grades each and serve K-8 grades, the DOE said. 

Long Island City »

Parents started a petition after 50 kids were wait-listed at the neighborhood's only elementary school.

Sunset Park »

Schools in the neighborhood have had long kindergarten waitlists since at least 2012.

Greenwich Village »

Drawings and plans will be presented at a May 11 meeting, according to an email sent to P.S. 41 parents.

Forest Hills »

The DOE announced two new schools serving the Forest Hills area, but the sites are still tentative.

Upper East Side »

Experts share tips on what to consider when picking a pre-K program by Friday's deadline.

Long Island City »

Parents worry public school seats aren't keeping up with the growing neighborhood.

Chelsea »

A parent leader says schools should not be able to see how kids rank them during the admissions process.

Forest Hills »

A number of parents said that their children were placed far from their zoned schools.

Financial District »

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

Corona »

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

Inwood »

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

Upper West Side »

The percentage of African-American students at local schools has steadily declined over the past decade.

Windsor Terrace »

A pre-K program in the old Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School building will serve 378 children.

Upper West Side »

P.S. 87 and P.S. 9 are both getting an additional kindergarten class next school under the DOE's plan.