public hearing

Parents, teachers, students fight to keep new schools out of Flushing HS
Parents, teachers, students fight to keep new schools out of Flushing HS
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 3/07/2013 at 1:14PM

Parents, teachers and students at an embattled Flushing school are fighting to keep the city out of their space. Scores of supporters gathered at Flushing High School to have their voices heard by the Department of Education (DOE) during an agency-hosted public hearing on February 28. The city plans to add a small district high [...]

Advocacy group angry with timing of soda ban public hearing
News Billy Rennison 7/24/2012 at 2:00PM

As city residents descend on Long Island City to attend the public hearing on the proposed ban of sugary drinks, New Yorkers for Beverage Choices questioned the timing of the meeting. The hearing at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s headquarters began at 1 p.m., a time New Yorkers for Beverage Choices believes prevents [...]