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Learn About Lower East Side Schools: Middle School Crawl on Saturday

Coming up on Saturday, Community Education Council 1 (CEC1) is hosting it first annual middle school crawl. …

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Lower Eats Side Festival Happens at P.S. 110 Saturday

Over at P.S. 110, they’re getting ready for a big weekend event: Lower Eats Side! There will be lots of food (family recipes from 25 countries) and music. …

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Free Books For Kids & Teens! Two Events From Grand Street Settlement This Week

Grand Street Settlement will be giving away 16,000 books at two events on the Lower East Side this week. More details here: …

Photo via @KeepSHSAT Twitter.

Council Member Chin Asks Mayor For Meeting on Specialized High School Plan

The other day, we posted statements from local elected officials regarding Mayor de Blasio’s proposed changes in the admissions procedure for the city’s specialized high schools. …

City Council member Margaret Chin (left) and State Assembly member Yuh-Line Niou, with Assembly member harvey Epstein at a tent Lower East Side event.

Local Reps Niou, Chin Weigh In on Mayor’s Specialized High School Proposal

City Council member Margaret Chin (left) and State Assembly member Yuh-Line Niou, with Assembly member Harvey Epstein at a recent Lower East Side event.



Photos courtesy of My Little Village Preschool.

My Little Village Preschool Signs Lease For Space at 383 Grand St.

My Little Village Preschool will be opening this coming summer at 383 Grand St., a space owned by the Seward Park Cooperative. A lease was signed with the co-op last week. …

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Lower East Side Town Hall With Schools Chancellor Fariña Feb. 15

Coming up on Thursday, Feb. 15, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is coming to the Lower East Side for a Town Hall …

Chancellor Farina and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer visited P.S. 20 Jan. 17, 2018. Photo via P.S. 20's Facebook page.

Schools Chancellor Visits P.S. 20 To Announce Expansion of Dual Language Program

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to P.S. 20 on the Lower East Side yesterday to announce an expansion of the city’s pre-kindergarten dual language program. …

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Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Performance Season + Special Discount on Classes! (Sponsored)

Let’s be honest; 2017 was a strange year. And as 2018 unfolds before us, we have an opportunity to consider our current realities and commit to action. At Abrons, we make space for artists to contemplate challenging ideas, excavate nuance and envision futures we cannot yet imagine. …

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Teaching Painting is Passion, Sponsored by the Educational Alliance Art School

For Jodie Niss, teaching painting has always been a part of her self-expression. She started teaching painting techniques around 12 years old guiding the …

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Students at P.S. 126 Raise Money For Puerto Rico

Since September, when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, New Yorkers have been scrambling to help in recovery efforts. …

Essex Crossing Site 5; a space has been reserved along Suffolk Street for a public school.

Assembly Member Niou, Colleagues Renew Push For School at Essex Crossing

Local elected officials have issued another plea to the city’s Department of Education (DOE) to provide funding for a public school as part of the Essex Crossing project. …

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Celebrate the Return of Rooftop Legends at New Design High School Saturday

If you haven’t trudged up the stairs of New Design High School to check out the newly renovation rooftop space you’ll have a chance this coming Saturday. …

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Apply Now for Pre-K, Sponsored by Henry Street Settlement

Calling All Four-Year-Olds!

Henry Street Settlement’s Early Childhood Education Center has openings in the Universal Pre-K classroom, which prepares children for the transition to …

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Living Stage Summer Festival Comes to Meltzer Tower Garden

The Living Stage brings a free two-day festival to Meltzer Tower Garden (94 E. 1st Street) to show off their brand new biodiverse, biodegradable …