The program will hold tryouts next month for kids born between 2007 and 2012.
Most of the people who live there think the quality of life in the borough could better, a study found.
De Blasio had some advice for parents on the "Brian Lehrer Show" Thursday.
The city added 69 more schools for a total of 215 schools with health and social support services.
The shutdowns are needed for track work that will reduce train noise, MTA officials said.
This Thursday's panel could be a first step toward integrating neighborhood schools, the organizer says.
The four projects to win a share of the $1M were all upgrades to neighborhood grade schools.
One school banned spinners to prevent injury, but is letting students with autism or anxiety use them.
The funding will be used to redesign crash-prone Thomson Avenue, where a student was killed in 2013.
Other winning projects include solar panels for the Steinway Library and a STEM lab for a local school.
The eight-story building will house a gymnasium, cafe, squash courts and training rooms.
The Brooklyn Excelsior Charter student was found wandering alone on the J train tracks at Halsey Street.
Brian Condon was selected as the new principal at Townsend Harris High School.
Elm Community Charter School is the "dream" of educator Priscilla Walton.
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