Education

Education News

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

P.S. 81 “P.S. 81 Presents A Bronx Tale” is in the works—more than 100 students are already involved in preparing for the June 9 performance. The revue, produced by parent coordinator Nina Velazquez, will feature music that has some kind of Bronx connection. Songs made famous by Billy Joel, Carly Simon, Dion and the Belmonts, [...]

Education News

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

P.S. 24 Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Students will be dismissed for the day at 11:20 a.m. During the 5:30 to 8 p.m. session, a representative from Metro Plus, a citywide program, will offer information on free or low-cost health insurance [...]

Education News

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Kinneret Day School Kindergarteners marched with raised American flags and sang patriotic songs in their “Salute to America” show, featuring heroes from Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by Jonah Sandow) to Babe Ruth (Niv Levy). Parents and grandparents saw Abraham Lincoln declare freedom to all slaves, Rosa Parks (Ellie Feldman) get arrested and freed, and Neil Armstrong [...]

Education News

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

P.S. 24 In observance of Random Acts of Kindness Week, students, parents and staff members who feel they were treated kindly by someone are writing about their experiences and posting their descriptions on a bulletin board in the main lobby.   P.S. 81 Preregistration for kindergarten will continue through Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m. [...]

Charter school expansion given green light despite community opposition

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

By MIAWLING LAM Tech International Charter School, a new middle school scheduled to open in Kingsbridge this September, has been formally approved to accept 132 sixth-graders in its first year.   The SUNY trustees education committee last week rubber-stamped the enrollment expansion, even after parents and elected officials requested just days before that the plan [...]

Objections raised to charter school expansion

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

By MIAWLING LAM Students at Tech International Charter School, a new middle school set to open in Kingsbridge this fall, will not have an on-site lunchroom, gym, library or auditorium, officials have revealed. The developments emerged during last Thursday’s public hearing into the school’s proposed enrollment expansion. Nearly 20 residents, parents and elected officials attended [...]

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