All New York City public schools will remain open Wednesday, education officials announced, dashing hopes city students might have about getting a second snow day this month, and angering parents who had to send their kids off.
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As tests are underway to determine if the human remains and clothing found in College Point belong to missing teen Avonte Oquendo, the family’s lawyer has decided to hold back on the lawsuit until the results are known.
The sport of netball was added to the Department of Education’s CHAMPS program in two Queens middle schools.
One middle school in Jackson Heights may soon be less crowded.
According to a Department of Education occurrence report obtained by David Perecman, an attorney for Avonte Oquendo’s family, a timeline shows what happened before, during and after the day the boy went missing.
Local elected officials and the P.S. 85 community in Astoria want to put a screeching halt to subway noise created by the N and Q elevated subway line.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced the first appointees to his staff, naming Anthony Shorris as first deputy mayor. “I don’t think I know anyone who has this range of experience and achievement, and who will be able to work with all elements of the government seamlessly because he has done such an extraordinary range of [...]
The city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) is looking for more than an acre of Queens land to build a new high school, The Courier has learned. The SCA has allocated funds for the future institution, poised to alleviate Queens high school congestion, but is still scouring the borough for a site slightly larger than an [...]
The majority of Queens schools scored high on the Department of Education’s (DOE) recently released progress reports. Out of the 62 Queens high schools that were issued 2012-2013 progress reports, 31 earned As, 16 Bs, 6 Cs, 5 Ds and 4 Fs. The highest scoring institution was Long Island City’s Academy for Careers in Television [...]
A controversial proposal to build a school in Bayside sailed through the City Council last week, despite the community’s overwhelming opposition. The city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) needed the Council’s final ruling in order to go through with plans to build a new elementary school at the site of the Keil Bros. Garden Center and [...]