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 >>

CHANTING ‘MAKES NO SENSE’, LINCOLN TOWERS RESIDENTS FIGHT SCHOOL REZONING PLAN

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

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

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

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 >>

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

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 >>

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

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 >>

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