Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students did not take this week's mandated English tests, raising questions about how the growing " … Full Article

Adelphi Academy students take Turkey Trot through Bay Ridge

Students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn put their school pride on parade for all of Bay Ridge to see when they wore sweatshirts bearing the school colors – gold and brown – and marched through the streets of the community on a recent Tuesday. … Full Article

Guild holds rally to save early childhood program

Low tuition would be a dream for most parents sending their children to a private school. But at the Guild for Exceptional Children, low tuition rates are actually endangering a popular pre-school program. … Full Article

Education panel demands raises for assistants

Members of the Community Education Council of School District 20 are demanding a raise – not for themselves but for their administrative assistant, Randi Lazarus, and for others like her who work diligently behind the scenes for councils across the city. … Full Article

PS 221 students take part in national charity movement

Students from a Crown Heights elementary school are taking part in a national movement aimed at improving lives in communities all across the country. … Full Article

St. Peter Academy students organize Thanksgiving prayer service

Thanksgiving weekend got off to a prayerful start at Saint Peter Catholic Academy in Bensonhurst as students from kindergarten to eighth grade took part in a church service Wednesday morning to express their gratitude for the good things in their lives. … Full Article

Student poets get their verses published

Our Lady of Guadalupe School has several talented poets in its student body. Fourteen of the Catholic school’s students can boast that they are now published poets. … Full Article

Hundreds of Brooklyn Heights parents seek solutions for P.S. 8 overcrowding

Hundreds of parents who attended Thursday night’s meeting about overcrowding at P.S. 8, Brooklyn Heights’ only elementary school, were presented with stark numbers and scant options. … Full Article

California-based 'AltSchool' plans to open in Brooklyn Heights

A small, alternative private school is aiming to open on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights next September. The school will be located at 84 Montague St., in the second floor space over the Heights Cafe, and will eventually serve roughly 100 kids from pre-K through eighth grade. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board OKs school construction on 92 Street

Over the fierce objections of local residents, Bay Ridge’s community board voted Monday night to recommend that the city approve a controversial plan by the owners of a private school to construct a four-story building on 92nd Street. … Full Article

Education advocates rally to save Bushwick early learning center

Elected officials and community leaders called on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to thwart the eviction of a Bushwick early learning center Friday morning. … Full Article

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