CEC

Parents vote down school ‘Choice’ in District 27
News Melissa Chan 2/29/2012 at 5:06PM

A unanimous vote overwhelmingly turned down one city proposal that would switch up the middle school enrollment process within District 27. Following a 7-0 vote, board members of the district’s Community Education Council (CEC) defeated the city Department of Education’s (DOE) “Middle School Choice” plan, which would have allowed students to apply to attend almost [...]

Pols, parents push for increased school bus service
News Michael Pantelidis 1/31/2012 at 1:25PM

A member of an influential city panel is concerned about perilous pathways getting between kids and their education. Dmytro Fedkowskyj, the Queens representative for the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP), is rallying parents across the borough to support a proposal that will eliminate ambiguity from the process of determining which children with dangerous intersections on [...]