Friday, June 08, 2012
By Kyle Spencer
When a small gifted and talented program was started at Public School 32 in Brooklyn last year, there were few takers. This year, as its reputation spread, there were more applicants to the program than there were seats, and anxiety reigned until the Department of Education decided, at the last minute, to expand the program. A bird's-eye view of how gifted programs are formed.
Monday, April 18, 2011
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The shocking day-time stabbing of a popular pizzeria owner last week in the quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens stunned many — but for others, the brutal attack hearkened back to an era of Brooklyn's grittier past.