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Pre-K and Elementary

The story that Yeshivas serving New York's Hasidic communities – including 38 in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods -- provide scant secular education to th … Full Article

Religion Vs Education: City probes Orthodox schools, 38 in Brooklyn

The story that Yeshivas serving New York's Hasidic communities – including 38 in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods -- provide scant secular education to their students has hit a nerve with readers across the Internet. … Full Article

Howe's Brooklyn: How to save public education

This concept could easily be called "A Modest Proposal" because it might be just as outrageous to some as Jonathan Swift's bitter, biting essay about the Irish famine. But having heard some of these ideas about education, I want to pass them along to our readers. … Full Article

DOE to rezone overcrowded P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Because of overcrowding that threatens to get worse, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) plans to redraw the zoning map for P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. … Full Article

Teaching kids how to save, one penny at a time

“A penny saved is a penny earned,” as the old saying goes. Louis Peters agrees with that theory wholeheartedly. … Full Article

NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools, 38 in Brooklyn

There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it as "story time." … Full Article

NYC: Pre-K health violations have been cleared up

New York City officials assured parents on Thursday that community-based pre-K classrooms are healthy and safe. … Full Article

P.S. 95 speed bump will make kids safer, parents predict

Motorists driving up Van Sicklen Street in Gravesend will have to slow down when they get to P.S. 95 or risk hitting a speed bump and getting a big jolt. … Full Article

CEC 20 re-elects Laurie Windsor as president

Summer is in full swing and kids are off enjoying their vacation time, but there is still plenty of action going on behind the scenes in Bay Ridge’s school scene. … Full Article

St. Patrick Catholic Academy Honors Class of 2015

Eighth-graders at St. Patrick Catholic Academy celebrated their graduation on Friday, June 12 with a special mass and brunch in the morning and a commencement ceremony later that evening. … Full Article

P.S. 127 dance festival celebrates Disney

The 19th Annual Dance Festival at P.S. 127 in Bay Ridge had an international flavor, as students from all grades performed dances from countries all over the world for a large crowd of teachers and parents who applauded their every move. … Full Article

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