Interested in Serving on Your Community Education Council? Info Session Jan. 31

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An information session is coming up for anyone interested in running for a seat on the city’s community education councils. It’s being sponsored by Community Education District 1. This year, all parents from Pre-K to 8th grade are eligible to apply as long as they have a child enrolled in a District 1 school.  The event will take place at P.S. 20, 166 Essex St., Dec. 31, 6:30 p.m.

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

It Takes a Community: New Mural Brightens Play Yard

Community Activists Help Create Vision For a New Lower East Side School

Shuang Wen, P.S. 20 Outline New Dual Language Programs

Last week, two Lower East Side Schools went before District 1’s Community Education Council to present their plans for implementing “dual language programs.” During the meeting, the Shuang Wen School (P.S. 184) and the Anna Silver School (PS. 20) outlined two different visions for teaching students in two languages, Mandarin and English.