CITY PRESENTS A NEW MYSTERY SCHOOL REZONING OPTION, BUT THERE’S NO MAP AVAILABLE

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After weeks of complaints from some parents at PS 452 about a new plan to rezone Upper West Side schools, the city is now wo … Read the rest of this entry >>

TIMES AND LOCATIONS SET FOR SCHOOL REZONING MEETINGS

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The school board will begin debating plans to rezone several Upper West Side schools next week, and will be t … Read the rest of this entry >>

5 PARENTING TIPS: HOW TO IMPROVE THE BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN WITH ADHD (SPONSORED)

Parenting a child with ADHD requires a special type of patience and understanding. When every task is a battle, days can … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS WIN SMALL VICTORY IN FIGHT AGAINST TRAFFIC FROM CHAUFFEURED PRIVATE SCHOOLERS

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A sign banning left turns went up last week at 93rd Street and Central Park West, a small but significant develop … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRUCIAL HEARINGS THIS MONTH IN SCHOOL REZONING DEBATE; 323 EMAILS OPPOSE CHANGES

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The local school board hopes to make crucial decisions this month about the city's plan to rezone up to 11 Upper West Side schools, and two he … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUTORING PROGRAM LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

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Goddard Riverside, a well-regarded social service center in the neighborhood, is looking for tutors for low-income students for the coming school … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ARE COMING TO MANHATTAN! (SPONSORED)

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In just two short years, BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a private school serving grades preschool through 12, has captured the atte … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW UWS PUBLIC SCHOOL SET TO OPEN IN 2017, ANSWERING ONE (OF MANY!) QUESTIONS

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The mayor announced on Wednesday that a new state-of-the-art K-8 public school will open in 2017 at 61st Street and West End Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TWEAKS SCHOOL REZONING MAPS; SOME DOUBT IT WILL MAKE UWS SCHOOLS MORE DIVERSE

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Parents had mixed -- and mostly negative -- reactions at a meeting Wednesday night to two city proposals to rezone Upper West Side eleme … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CITY PLAN COULD REZONE UP TO 11 UPPER WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

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A mammoth proposal to rezone Upper West Side elementary schools that could affect hundreds of local student … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE GREENFLEA, LONG LIVE THE GRAND BAZAAR

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Greenflea, the flea market that has operated on Sundays in the playground and school building at 77th Street and Columbus Avenue for 34 years, closed for … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHAT’S YOUR TODDLER DOING THIS FALL? (SPONSORED)

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Toddlers thrive as they explore, play, and make first friends in our unique pre-nursery classes. At the JCC, our expert teachers c … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENT-POWERED POP-UP LIBRARY OPENS AT PS 191

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Inspired by the dedication of its teachers, parents at The Museum Magnet School (PS 191) launched a drive to transform two drab … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY LAYING GROUNDWORK FOR MAJOR UWS SCHOOL REZONING IN 2017 & 2018; IMPORTANT MEETINGS COMING UP

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A major Upper West Side school rezoning appears to be unlikely this year, but the city and school board's zoning committee are layin … Read the rest of this entry >>

AIDE AT UWS PUBLIC SCHOOL ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED ASSAULT AGAINST 3RD GRADER

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Alphonso Lewis, a 56-year-old aide at PS 165 on 109th street, faces three charges for an alleged assault against a third grader at the school during re … Read the rest of this entry >>

MANDELL SCHOOL TO CLOSE K-8 PROGRAM DUE TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIPS; BASIS SCHOOL WILL REPLACE IT

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The Mandell School will close its UWS K-8 program after the 2016 – 2017 school year, the school told parents last … Read the rest of this entry >>

TESTING SHOWS ELEVATED LEAD LEVELS IN WATER AT SEVERAL UWS SCHOOLS

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Water samples taken from several schools on the Upper West Side have tested positive for lead in recent weeks, as the city has stepped up te … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TO DELAY UWS SCHOOL REZONING AS ‘CONTROLLED CHOICE’ DEBATE CONTINUES

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Two lines of zoning discussion are happening simultaneously right now in District 3, accordin … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL BOARD GATHERS STEAM FOR CHANGES TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ZONES

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The leader of the local school board's zoning committee is hoping two recent meetings will spur parents to get involved in a … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN INTRIGUING, UNCOMFORTABLE DISCUSSION OF SCHOOL SEGREGATION ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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An alternative plan to traditional school zoning lines, called "controlled-choice," was introduced to Upper West Side and Harlem pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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