Borough President Melinda Katz has picked Deborah Dillingham of Forest Hills to serve on the city’s Panel for Educational Policy.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]