Sunset Park has some of the most crowded schools in the city, but Department of Education gave no new solutions at a community meeting with frustrated families.
Local parent groups are hoping to show their strength at a meeting this week with the chancellor and press for more seats in one of the most overcrowded districts in the city.
A year after placing 94 struggling schools in a new program called Renewal, Chancellor Carmen Fariña told City Council members the schools are showing early signs of progress.
It's official: New York City's Education Department submitted a final plan to rezone two Brooklyn elementary schools, after a weeks-long delay to get more parent feedback.
Ed Brown, who lives in a high-rise just blocks away from the public housing projects he grew up in, is trying to make changes in his Brooklyn neighborhood that benefit all residents.
Elementary school principals got the green light to give admissions priority to low-income students, English language learners or students in the child welfare system.
Controversy continues over a proposed school rezoning in DUMBO, and it's raising sensitive issues surrounding race, class, and what exactly makes a school "good."
The first rigorous assessment of former Mayor Bloomberg's policy to shutter struggling high schools finds the policy led to better graduation rates among the affected students.
New York City has agreed to pay more than $50,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by six public school students who claimed they were unlawfully beaten and handcuffed by safety agents.
City efforts to include more voices in the plan to re-zone two elementary schools have left some Brooklyn parents feeling overlooked.
School crowding is a big problem citywide, but a new report by one advocacy group claims immigrant neighborhoods are hit especially hard.
Two Trees principal Jed Walentas says New York City developers should donate the lower floors of all new high rises to the city in exchange for building higher.
Overcrowding and class size were major concerns, along with pre-K, testing and teachers, at the mayor's second Town Hall.
The annual school quality guides offer specific data for each New York City public school, and present it in a way city officials say they hope is more parent friendly than before.
The city is undertaking a process of "redesigning" a struggling Brooklyn middle school, potentially giving it a new name, focus and chic new digs.
The decade-long fight for more and more transparent school funding in New York State continues. Plaintiffs in the latest case claim New York never complied with a landmark court order.
Two elementary schools failed in this Brownsville, Brooklyn, building. The third one to open in eight years is making progress. Here's why.
Long-time residents of Farragut Houses have watched historic buildings along Brooklyn's waterfront evolve from industrial warehouses to chic residences, accentuating class differences.
Community colleges around the country face the same dilemma: very few students graduate. CUNY has a surprisingly simple, but expensive, solution and other schools are taking note.
After revising the discipline code, suspensions are down by 17 percent in New York City. Still, students of color and boys are suspended at disproportionately higher rates.