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REZONING FALLOUT: APPLICATIONS RISE AT PS 191, DIP AT PS 452, AND PS 199 AND 87 STILL HAVE WAIT-LISTS

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The city Department of Education has released the first stats about applications for local public schools since the Upper West Side school dis … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT’S OFFICIAL: PS 452 GETS THE GO-AHEAD TO MOVE TO 61ST STREET

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The city's Panel for Educational Policy voted on Wednesday night to approve PS 452's move from its current home at West 77th Street to the f … 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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