ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN FOR 2017-18 MANDELL CUBS PRESCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM!

SPONSORED: Mandell Cubs offers toddlers a fun and gentle preschool readiness program through art, music, play, science, sensory exploration and building independ … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASKETBALL COACH CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING 2 GIRLS AT UWS PRIVATE SCHOOL

A 22-year-old basketball coach named Channing Parker has been charged with sexually assaulting two 8-year-old girls at an Upper West Side private sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

COME PLAY WITH US AT CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM THIS SPRING!

SPONSORED: There’s a new yoga studio in town…..well, not really a studio, but a new class for 3 and 4 year olds to move their bodies, stretch their sp … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLEAR ACADEMIC FOCUS AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH AT BASIS INDEPENDENT MANHATTAN

SPONSORED: Between Montessori, Waldorf, progressive, traditional, child-led and more, it almost feels lately like parents are, themselves, exp … Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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 >>

NEW PRIVATE SCHOOL FOR NYC FAMILIES

SPONSORED: Private school applicants all over New York City – including those to newcomer BASIS Independent Manhattan – are facing a … Read the rest of this entry >>

TAKE A LOOK AT TREVOR’S EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM ON MARCH 2

SPONSORED: Trevor Day School has a rich history of providing exceptional early childhood programs in Manhattan. Founded in 1930 as a Nursery and Kinderg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ST. GREGORY CATHOLIC SCHOOL TO CLOSE, AND CHURCH WILL NO LONGER HOLD REGULAR MASSES

The Archdiocese has decided to close St. Gregory the Great school on 90th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues at the e … Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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 >>

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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 >>

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