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City Withdraws Plan to Lease Land from West Side Schools

Monday, June 17, 2013

The city's Department of Education has withdrawn plans to develop the sites of two Upper West Side schools, after negative reactions from the community. But it is still exploring plans to lease the site of an East Side high school.

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Coveting Public School Land Leads to a Bad Deal

Friday, June 07, 2013

WNYC

School supporters of P.S. 191 and P.S. 199, and their Upper West Side neighbors, are planning a rally Friday against plans to develop private high-rise buildings where the two schools now operate. One opponent asks why the city is considering a deal that gives away public land tax free with next to no local input.

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