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Flatbush »

Public school teacher Mervyn Affoon, 65, was arrested on sex abuse charges Tuesday, the NYPD said. 

Bushwick »

Parents at I.S. 49 and I.S. 347 oppose plans to give a charter school more space in their building.

Marble Hill »

Students came home with a letter about "threats" on social media related to clown incidents.

New York City »

The public school calendar has a two-day week and a four-day weekend in the first five weeks of school. 

Canarsie »

Sorry, kids. Class is almost back in session.

Prospect Heights »

An analysis by Chalkbeat New York looked at which public schools reflect the city's racial diversity.

Upper West Side »

Parents and residents rallied behind the charter network, while others decried its admissions policy.

Concourse »

School officials are calling for basketball hoops and better cleanup efforts at the park.

Upper West Side »

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

Fort Greene »

Students, teachers and parents will form human chains around their school buildings on March 12.

Civic Center »

Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr will be added to the city's public school holiday calendar, the mayor said.

Mott Haven »

Enrollment declined by 31 percent since 2009 at 33 of the borough's schools, a report found.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

A Church of Scientology-backed group teaches kids about drugs in city schools. 

Civic Center »

By taxing absentee owners, NY State could gather money to downsize public schools classes to 15 students