Carranza Speaks about Diversity, Technology and Those Who ‘Aren’t as Enlightened’ at Upper West Side Town Hall

Parents, students, educators, staff, and politicians packed the auditorium at PS 163 on 97th Street Wednesday night, where New York … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sholom Sprouts: Beautiful, New UWS Space with Classes for Very Young Children!

SPONSORED: Sholom Sprouts is the Upper West Side’s newest and most beautiful space with art, storytelling, yoga, music classes and more. Visit us at Congregation Rodeph S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Schools Chancellor Carranza Hosting Upper West Side Town Hall

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will host a town hall event on the Upper West Side on Wednesday, September 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at P … Read the rest of this entry >>

How a School Battle on the UWS Sparked Cynthia Nixon’s Bid for Governor

Cynthia Nixon smiled, joked with kids and shook hands outside the entrance to PS 75 on West 94th Street during dropoff on Friday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: First Day of School

It's the first day of public school, and one PS 191 student got a colorful welcome message across from the school on 61st and West End. We hop … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Releases Middle School Integration Plan, Setting Aside Seats Based on Performance and Income

The city has released its middle school integration plan for District 3, which includes the Upper West Side and West Harlem. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parents Remain Critical of New School Diversity Proposals: ‘Just Putting a Band-Aid Over the Wound’

The city tweaked its plan to make Upper West Side and Lower Harlem middle schools more diverse, but some Upper West Side par … Read the rest of this entry >>

Disturbing Statements Made By Man Outside PS 199 Draw Extra Police Presence

Extra police officers have been posted around elementary school PS 199 on West 70th Street after a man was heard making disturbing statements ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Students Walk Out, Speak Up Against Gun Violence: ‘This is a Historic Moment’

Hundreds of students at Upper West Side elementary, middle and high schools walked out on Wednesday in a moment of solidarity and rememb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Day! Mayor Cancels School on Thursday Ahead of Nasty Weather

A winter storm warning is in effect fro New York, and the mayor has decided to close schools on Thursday. Expect 5-8 inches of snow, very low visibilit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposal to Merge 2 Schools and Truncate PS 165 Has Parents on Edge

"Consider that our kids are at stake," pleaded a concerned parent during a Community Education Council District 3 meeting to dis … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teacher at PS 87 Sues Over Lead Poisoning

A teacher at PS 87 has sued the Education Department, claiming that the department didn't warn teachers after finding lead in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tour the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Early Childhood Center This Fall

SPONSORED: Are you looking for a nurturing pre-kindergarten experience for your child? At the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Early Childhood C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tutoring Program Looking for Volunteers

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

UPPER WEST SIDE GETS ITS FIRST NEW PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN DECADES, AND IT’S A BEAUTY

Politicians, students and teachers cut the ribbon on a brand new school on Wednesday, a happy culmination to yea … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE FOR FALL 2018 PRIVATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

SPONSORED: Before you know it, it will be time to say “goodbye” to the beach, to get a little more vigilant about bedtime, and hunker down with … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MIDDLE SCHOOLERS URGE RESTAURANTS: ‘SAVE YOUR OYSTERS, SAVE THE HUDSON (AND SAVE MONEY ON TAXES)!’

Students from West End Secondary School (WESS), a public middle school at 227 West 61st Street, went to the State Capitol this … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY PARENTS ARE BUZZING ABOUT NYC’S NEWEST PRIVATE SCHOOL OPTION ON MAY 25

SPONSORED: BASIS Independent Manhattan is a new K-8 option opening Fall 2017 on the Upper West Side. In what will be the fifth campus, BASIS Indepen … Read the rest of this entry >>

POPULAR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM AT PS 84 CLOSED UNDER CONFUSING CIRCUMSTANCES

A popular and low-cost after-school program run out of PS84 on West 92nd street was suddenly shut down on Wednesday following an “incident” the previous … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANSCHE CHESED HEBREW SCHOOL: EXPERIENCE MEANINGFUL JEWISH LIVING AND LEARNING IN AN OPEN-MINDED AND EGALITARIAN COMMUNITY

SPONSORED: At the Ansche Chesed Hebrew School, learners are on a path toward bringing Torah into their lives. We help children discover their spiritu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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