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Is Ridgewood set to get a new school?
Is Ridgewood set to get a new school?
News Jay Lane 4/20/2012 at 12:55PM

Kids in a crowded Queens neighborhood will have more room to expand their minds when a new school opens in Ridgewood — though they will have to wait three years. More than 100 parents attended a public hearing on Tuesday, April 10 held by Community Board 5’s education committee at P.S. 305 on Seneca Avenue, [...]

Final Chapter For Flushing?
Final Chapter For Flushing?
News Melissa Chan 4/20/2012 at 10:32AM

Local leaders rallied to save Flushing High School before the city closes the book on the storied 137-year-old institution. Elected officials and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround — which would mean replacing half of the teachers and reopening the school under a new name. “Closing Flushing High [...]

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Class in session: City to get 54 new schools, two in Queens
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 4/19/2012 at 12:41PM

Spring may signify new beginnings, but schools will be “bloom”ing this fall. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott on April 17 to announce the opening of 54 new schools across the city for the 2012-2013 school year. The new schools – 30 of which will be run by the district, along with 24 [...]