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 >>

SCHOOL BOARD REVEALS NEXT DATES FOR REZONING MEETINGS

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The Community Education Council (the UWS school board) is continuing its meetings about the possible rezoning of up to 11 local elemen … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS: WHERE THE ARTS FLOURISH (SPONSORED)

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When people think of strong STEM schools, they do not normally have in mind performing arts classes where 4th grade stu … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNCIL MEMBER ROSENTHAL SAYS CITY MUST EXPLAIN WHY DIVERSITY IS ‘WORTH GETTING’ IN SCHOOL REZONING

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City Council member Helen Rosenthal chided the Department of Education on Wednesday night for not explaining more … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY REVEALS ‘OPTION C’ FOR SCHOOL REZONING; LINCOLN TOWERS REMAINS SPLIT

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A new third option for rezoning Upper West Side elementary schools was revealed on Wednesday and it will undoubtedly … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHANTING ‘MAKES NO SENSE’, LINCOLN TOWERS RESIDENTS FIGHT SCHOOL REZONING PLAN

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Local politicians rallied a large crowd at Lincoln Towers on Saturday morning against a plan to rezone Upper West Side sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL POLITICIANS EXCORIATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT’S ‘BAD FAITH’ REZONING PROCESS

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Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Helen Rosenthal said the recent hearings over how to rezone Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

ZONING LINES REMAIN BLURRY AFTER CONTENTIOUS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

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A school board hearing Monday night about plans to rezone Upper West Side elementary schools resolved very little -- and nearly res … Read the rest of this entry >>

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