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Lunar New Year Holiday Proposal Becomes State Law

Students march from Union Square on Dec. 13. Photos by Zach Williams.

Bard Students Help Lead New York City Protests Against Police Brutality


Success Academy Hearing Jan. 8; Petition Against School Nears 2,000 Signatures

Calling All P.S. 110 Graduates…

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Aspiring Lower East Side App Developer Gets a Boost From GenTech

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LES Parents Meet Schools Chancellor Farina Tomorrow

Mayor de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver at P.S. 1 in April. Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor's office.

Pre-K Concerns? Not on the Lower East Side

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Victoria Children’s Group Expands to Second Grand Street Location

A few months ago, Victoria Children’s Group opened its second preschool location at 323 Grand St.  The school, which offers both full and half-day …


It Takes a Community: New Mural Brightens Play Yard

The artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro with students artists from the School for Global Leaders 378M. Photo by The Lo-Down

LEAP Student Artists Present Public Art Piece in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Internationally acclaimed environmental artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro came to support student artists from the local School for Global Leaders 378M last Friday as they unveiled a new public work at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. …


History Comes to Life For Kids at P.S. 126

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All My Children Day Care Opening at 112 Ridge St.

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A Parent’s Perspective: Getting to Know New Amsterdam School

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A New School at Essex Crossing: Will It Be Built, Whose Kids Will It Educate?

In our March 2014 cover story, we look at the community-based campaign to bring a new public school to the large mixed-use development planned on the Lower East Side. …

University Neighborhood High School, 200 Monroe St.

DOE Reverses Unpopular Co-Location Plan at University Neighborhood HS