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Schools Win Respect Awards

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Students at P.S. 380 in Brooklyn hosted this year's celebration of award-winning anti-bullying and tolerance programs in about two dozen schools around the city.

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Creating Schools for All Students, Disabled or Not

Monday, January 14, 2013

A group of architects and educators presented their ideas on how to design schools that accommodate children with special needs. Hint: creating an environment for children with disabilities means it can be a space for all students.

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City Will Add Seats to Schools, but Still Fall Short of Demand

Monday, March 26, 2012

New York City's Education Department says it plans to add a total of 34,000 seats for students over a five-year period. But the number lags behind an estimated 50,000 seats needed to meet demand.

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City Rejects Pleas to Expedite New School in Murray Hill

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

UPDATED | One of the many overcrowding battles in Manhattan came to an unhappy conclusion for a group of Murray Hill parents after city officials rejected their proposals to open a new school a year ahead of schedule.

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Crowding Persists, New Education Dept. Data Show

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

UPDATED | New York City public schools were, over all, slightly more crowded last year than the year before. But those overall figures are not really meaningful to the thousands of students who attend schools that are way over capacity. Here is a breakdown of the data by district; borough and school type, and the 100 schools that have the highest rates of utilization.

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Art Sprouts Up At a School Construction Site

Thursday, September 15, 2011

A construction site was turned into a lush landscape today when a visiting artist and students unveiled an outdoor art exhibit on East 57th Street, in anticipation of the arrival next year of the High School of Art and Design.

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