Tuesday: Learn About Elementary Public School Admissions At a Special Event

Curious about how to get your kid into the local public schools? Interested in gifted & talented programs in the … 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 >>

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 >>

4 SCHOOLS GET FUNDING FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS THROUGH CITIZEN-LED BUDGET PROCESS

It's like Sim City with real money. Locals decided to spend more than a million bucks for library renovations, tech equipment, air conditi … 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

CITY TO RELEASE FINAL SCHOOL REZONING PLAN WEDNESDAY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 >>

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