school closings

Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third
Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 3/12/2013 at 7:54AM

The Panel for Educational Policy voted early Tuesday morning to close two New York City public schools and phase out 22 more, including two Queens high schools, according to reports. The Law, Government and Community Service High School, and the Business, Computer Applications & Entrepreneurship High School, both in Cambria Heights, will be phased out. The [...]

Students at saved Turnaround schools reflect on first day of classes
Students at saved Turnaround schools reflect on first day of classes
Education & Kids Terence M. Cullen 9/07/2012 at 10:30AM

The first bell of the school year rang yesterday for a number of Queens high schools that were planned to lay dormant this year. Seven schools slated for Turnaround started classes on Thursday, September 6 after a nearly year-long battle to stay open. An arbitrator’s ruling to let all teachers keep their jobs and open [...]

Flushing introduces new principal
Flushing introduces new principal
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/03/2012 at 12:21PM

The epilogue has been written for Flushing High School — but as the city concludes the final chapter of the storied 137-year-old institution, a new protagonist has entered the plot. The Department of Education Division of Portfolio Planning hosted a meeting at Flushing High School — one day before the Panel for Educational Policy’s highly-anticipated [...]