PARENTS SAY UWS DAY CARE IS INFESTED WITH RODENTS; CITY CITES ‘CRITICAL VIOLATIONS’

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A recent inspection by the City Health Department backs up some of the growing complaints from paren … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS FRUSTRATED BY BLOCKED-OFF ‘PLAY STREET’ ON 107TH

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Tempers flared at a community board meeting this month about a "school play street" on West 107th street. Three residents expressed their disple … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL BOARD PUTS ALL OPTIONS ON THE TABLE AFTER FAILED REZONING

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The Department of Education's attempt this fall to rezone schools in the Southern portion of the Upper West Side failed amid strong opposition from par … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS WIN COURT CASE QUESTIONING STATE REVIEW OF NURSING HOME SITE

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A judge ruled in favor of parents at PS 163 on West 97th street last week in a court case over whether the … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY DROPS PLAN TO REZONE UWS SCHOOLS; ANGRY PARENTS SAY THEY’RE IN A ‘CRISIS’

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The Department of Education walked away from PS 191 and 199 rezoning discussions with Community Education Council District 3 this … Read the rest of this entry >>

PS 199 LEADERS FIGHT SCHOOL ‘PAIRING’ PROPOSAL AS REZONING TALKS CONTINUE; MEETING MONDAY

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The most recent minutes from the school board's rezoning meetings have been released and they show mixed support for proposals to split the sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

A PARENT SPEAKS OUT ABOUT UPPER WEST SIDE SCHOOL REZONING, AND BALANCING VALUES

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By Andrew Chu We are parents. And we have a very difficult question to answer. The question is not what to do with PS199 or PS191. The question is not whether to … Read the rest of this entry >>

LEARN ABOUT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL ‘THE URBAN ASSEMBLY FOR GREEN CAREERS’ (SPONSORED)

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The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, is both a learning cultures school, and New York City's pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY’S UWS SCHOOL REZONING PLAN LOOKS LIKE A BUST

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A Department of Education plan to rezone three schools in the southern part of the Upper West Side appears destined to fai … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHANCELLOR FARINA SAYS ‘DANGEROUS’ LABEL AT PS 191 IS MISLEADING, BUT ACCEPTS SOME BLAME

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Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina tried to reassure Upper West Side parents at a town hall meeting on Wednesday night that PS 191 on 61st street … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE PLOT THICKENS IN SCHOOL REZONING DEBATE

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The Upper West Side's school board (known as CEC3) is set to vote on a plan to rezone the southern portion of the distri … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET TO KNOW THE SCHOOL AT THE HEART OF THE REZONING CONTROVERSY: PS 191

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PS 191 on West 61st street has been in the news lately as the Department of Education has proposed a plan to rezone the southern section of the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SPEAK OUT ON RACE, CLASS, FAIRNESS, TRUMP AND LUNCH AT REZONING HEARING

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More than 50 people spoke at a public hearing on Wednesday night over a contentious plan to rezone several schools at the southern end of the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

COVETED PS 199 SCHOOL ZONE WOULD SHRINK DRAMATICALLY UNDER CITY REZONING PROPOSAL

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The city Department of Education released a proposal at a meeting on Monday night to rezone the public schools in the southern end of the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: READIN, RITIN, RITHMETIC

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This morning, 1.1 million New York City public school students and 75,000 teachers went back to school. Good … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: THE MOTHER OF A WAITLISTED PS 199 STUDENT SPEAKS OUT

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By Laura Schiller Is Work Hard, Be Kind the Right Motto for Our School…? The summer before my daughter starts kindergarten was sup … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIGN UP NOW FOR HEBREW AFTER-SCHOOL AT IAC KESHET (SPONSORED)

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Learn more below about the IAC Keshet after-school programs, and sign your kids up for classes for this … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMPLAINT ABOUT CREEP WHO LURED KIDS WAS ‘UNFOUNDED,’ SAYS PRINCIPAL

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School officials now say that there does not appear to have been a creep parked outside PS 87 offering kids candy to lure them into his black … Read the rest of this entry >>

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