Community Education Council District 24

Woodside parents want bus service for their kids
News Michael Pantelidis 3/15/2012 at 4:18PM

Parents of P.S. 229 are seeing red, claiming the Department of Education (DOE) is attempting to save some green by endangering their children and denying them yellow bus service. Residents of the Big Six Towers in Woodside are furious with the DOE for rejecting a hazard variance for their children who are forced to cross [...]

DOE adding 6,000 seats in Queens
News Michael Pantelidis 3/14/2012 at 10:56AM

With school congestion having hit the ceiling, the Department of Education (DOE) recently took a step towards giving students supplemental space to let their minds grow. The DOE recently announced that roughly 6,000 new school seats will be created in Queens, easing overcrowding throughout the borough. “Over the next two years we plan to add [...]