PEP

UFT sues to prevent school closings
UFT sues to prevent school closings
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/07/2012 at 5:40PM

The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators (CSA) are hoping to “turnaround” the city’s decision to close 24 schools in court. The organizations filed suit today in State Supreme Court, seeking a temporary restraining order and injunction until issues surrounding the Department of Education’s (DOE) Turnaround plan can [...]

Seven Queens high schools to close
Seven Queens high schools to close
News Billy Rennison 4/27/2012 at 9:34AM

Seven Queens high schools had their fates sealed and doors closed by a Panel of Educational Policy (PEP) vote last night in Brooklyn. The schools — August Martin, Bryant, Flushing, John Adams, Long Island City, Newtown and Richmond Hill — will close at the end of this semester and reopen in the fall under a [...]

P.S. 215 Lucretia Mott in Queens slated to close
News Billy Rennison 2/10/2012 at 10:20AM

The Panel for Educational Policy (PEP)  rang the final bell for 23 city schools including P.S. 215 in Far Rockaway. The decision was made Thursday night at a vote by the PEP at Brooklyn Tech.  The PEP is composed of 13 members chosen by the mayor and the borough presidents. P.S. 215 Lucretia Mott received [...]