BASIS INDEPENDENT MANHATTAN (K-8) OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 21

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SPONSORED: BASIS Independent Manhattan, K-8 private school, opens fall 2017. What sets our program apart from other schools? Ask any BASIS Indepe … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINCOLN CENTER AND PS 191: A 20-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

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I have on my desktop an aerial photo and early draft plan, circa 1963, of Lincoln Center, the place where I work. In these images, the Amsterdam Houses … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEET THE BASIS INDEPENDENT PARENT COMMUNITY ON JANUARY 7

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SPONSORED: At BASIS Independent Schools, we have a phenomenal community of parents drawn from many cultural backgrounds and professions. With that diversity … Read the rest of this entry >>

PS 191 DOUBLED ITS STATEWIDE LITERACY TEST SCORES; PRINCIPAL CREDITS CHANGES IN CURRICULUM

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Standing alone, PS 191’s English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency levels, measured by a statewide test administered every spring to stu … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: A PS 191 PARENT MAKES THE CASE FOR THE SCHOOL

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“That’s the letter A!” My four and a half year-old son raised his closed fist with his palm facing … Read the rest of this entry >>

MONDAY: PS 191 PRINCIPAL WILL PRESENT HER VISION FOR THE SCHOOL

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Dozens of new families are now zoned for elementary school PS 191, which will open in a new building on 61st Street and West End Avenue next … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASIS INDEPENDENT MANHATTAN, K-8 PRIVATE SCHOOL – NOW ENROLLING FALL 2017

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SPONSORED: BASIS Independent Manhattan (Grades K-8) opens on the Upper West Side fall 2017. The private school follows sister school, BASIS Indepe … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS APPEAL SCHOOL ZONING DECISION, A FIRST STEP TOWARDS POTENTIAL LAWSUIT

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Parents upset by the Upper West Side's new school zoning lines have appealed the decision to the Department of Education, potentially se … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS BOARD PASSES ‘HISTORIC’ SCHOOL REZONING PLAN

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After months of contentious meetings, the Upper West Side school board passed a plan on Tuesday night to rezone 11 Upper West Side schools, and move three schools into new build … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST REZONING, SAY IT SIMPLY SHIFTS THE OVERCROWDING PROBLEM

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Parents at the first scheduled public hearing about the city's school rezoning plan on Monday night said the plan won't actually address overcro … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES FINAL REZONING PROPOSAL, CLAIMS IT BENEFITS ALL SCHOOLS

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The city Department of Education presented its final rezoning plan for the Upper West Side on Wednesday night, and insisted it includes "benefits for every impacted sch … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TO RELEASE FINAL SCHOOL REZONING PLAN WEDNESDAY

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Mark your calendars and get a sitter! The Department of Education is set to release its final rezoning plan this Wednesday, Novemb … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER REZONING MEETING CANCELLED AS CITY HAS NO NEW PLAN; STATE SENDS CRITICAL ADVISORY LETTER

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The Department of Education isn't ready to present a new plan to rezone Upper West Side schools, so Community Education Coun … Read the rest of this entry >>

EQUITY IN EDUCATION GROUP ARGUES THAT CEC3 REZONING PLAN DOESN’T REALLY ADDRESS SEGREGATION

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Two groups of parents and educators that have been pushing for a broader plan to desegregate Upper West Side schools registered disappoin … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY SCHOOL REZONING HEARING POSTPONED

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The Department of Education hasn't finished drafting a new school rezoning plan for the Upper West Side, so the Community Education Co … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENT ‘COALITION’ SENDS SCATHING LETTER OPPOSING SCHOOL REZONING, THREATENS LEGAL ACTION

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A group of parents going by "The Coalition of District 3 Parents" has sent a letter to Community Education Council 3 opposing … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO PARENTS WEIGH IN ON THE PROPOSALS TO MOVE PS 452

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Under one of the three current city proposals to rezone Upper West Side elementary schools, PS 452 on West 77th Street would be … Read the rest of this entry >>

WITH LITTLE TIME LEFT, BIG DECISIONS LOOM ABOUT UWS SCHOOL REZONING; RANCOROUS MEETING SOLVES LITTLE

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Community Education Council 3, the Upper West Side version of a school board, took a bold stand this week when it drafted its own rez … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL BOARD BACKS REZONING PLAN THAT WOULD MOVE PS 452, ADD BUILDING TO PS 191 ZONE

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The Upper West Side school board is backing a plan to rezone local schools that would result in PS 452 on 77th Street being moved to West 61st Street, despite parents' pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCATIONS RELEASED FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL REZONING MEETINGS

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Take note: the school board has added information on the locations of upcoming school rezoning meetings. Here's the updated cale … Read the rest of this entry >>

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