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Tech International Charter School in Kingsbridge will close its doors at the end of the school year, conceding it has fallen short of its goals, officials said, amid concerns about disciplinary and … more
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Jamillah Cooper, a parent of a sixth grader at Tech International, said she learned that her daughter Jerolina had been bullied at her previous school … more
Every Monday though Friday, rain or shine, volunteer crossing guards Carmelo Velasquez and William DeJesus are out on Eames Place helping students and parents at the Luisa Piñeiro Fuentes School of … more
Jamillah Cooper, a parent at the Tech International Charter School, says she will work to keep the school open, despite its plan to close at the end of June. She talks about how much her daughter … more
A former DeWitt Clinton student confessed to strangling a teacher with whom he had an affair while in school and their 4-year-old child, officials said. Felicia Barahona, 36, was strangled to … more
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Red tape divides preschool friends Judith Menken, director of the Spuyten Duyvil Preschool, told the parents that she had been caught between the rules of the departments of Buildings, Health and … more
Instead of heading to their first-period class right after breakfast, students at the AmPark Neighborhood School (P.S. 344) in Van Cortlandt Village … more
Rare is the year that would not be described as tumultuous by those who lived through it, and 2016 was  hardly an exception. Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, hundreds of thousands of … more
The Education Department has reversed its decision and offered 58 local students seats at the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24), local politicians said, after parents threatened to hold a protest on … more
For Richard Espinal, dropping off his two daughters at the Milton Fein School (P.S. 7) was like playing the video game Frogger, he said—having to jump across the lanes of a busy street and avoid … more
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