Middle School Choice

Kids, parents may soon be able to choose their middle school
Kids, parents may soon be able to choose their middle school
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 6/12/2012 at 4:20PM

Bibi Mohamed does not want to send her youngest child to I.S. 109 in Queens Village. Mohamed is a PTA member of P.S. 135, which her son currently attends, and is leery of the middle school, because she has heard negative rumors about it from fellow parents, as well as her older son, a current [...]

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 [...]