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 >>

PLACE AND TIME SET FOR CRUCIAL SCHOOL BOARD HEARING; APPLY FOR OPEN SEAT ON BOARD

The hearing to gauge public support for a plan to rezone up to 11 Upper West Side schools is set for this Wednesday at PS 75 at 735 West End Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEACHERS AND PARENTS SPLIT ABOUT RELOCATING UWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

A meeting Monday night about how to rezone Upper West Side schools was tense from the start, as parents faced off about whether to relocate PS 452 … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENT-POWERED POP-UP LIBRARY OPENS AT PS 191

Inspired by the dedication of its teachers, parents at The Museum Magnet School (PS 191) launched a drive to transform two drab … Read the rest of this entry >>

AIDE AT UWS PUBLIC SCHOOL ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED ASSAULT AGAINST 3RD GRADER

Alphonso Lewis, a 56-year-old aide at PS 165 on 109th street, faces three charges for an alleged assault against a third grader at the school during re … Read the rest of this entry >>

TESTING SHOWS ELEVATED LEAD LEVELS IN WATER AT SEVERAL UWS SCHOOLS

Water samples taken from several schools on the Upper West Side have tested positive for lead in recent weeks, as the city has stepped up te … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TO DELAY UWS SCHOOL REZONING AS ‘CONTROLLED CHOICE’ DEBATE CONTINUES

Two lines of zoning discussion are happening simultaneously right now in District 3, accordin … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL BOARD GATHERS STEAM FOR CHANGES TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ZONES

The leader of the local school board's zoning committee is hoping two recent meetings will spur parents to get involved in a … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN INTRIGUING, UNCOMFORTABLE DISCUSSION OF SCHOOL SEGREGATION ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

An alternative plan to traditional school zoning lines, called "controlled-choice," was introduced to Upper West Side and Harlem pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

BREWER TO HOLD HEARING ON OVERCROWDING IN NYC SCHOOLS; HERE’S HOW TO ATTEND

Borough President Gale Brewer is holding a hearing on March 8 to address a persistent problem in New York public schools: overcrowding. Despite a court … Read the rest of this entry >>

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