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Albany Wrapping Up, House of Sages, Girls Prep

Silver and Cuomo say they are close to a resolution with Skelos on property tax caps, rent control and a state university tuition hike--but so far, not gay marriage. (NYT, WSJ/AP, Albany Times-Union video) Early 20th-century stories from the Jewish mediation court at the...

Girls Prep Expansion Hearing Set for Thursday

A public hearing will be held Thursday on a proposal to allow the Girls Prep Charter School to expand in a building it shares with two other schools on East Houston Street. The issue has dragged on for more than...

Ross Global Takes on Girls Prep in Latest Charter School Space Battle

Earlier this morning, we linked to a story in the New York Times recounting the rising tensions between Ross Global Academy (which is being closed due to poor performance) and the Girls Prep Middle School (which is in search...

Tonight: Kindergarten Info Fair, Girls Prep’s Fate Discussed

A couple of important events for Lower East Side parents tonight. First, at 530pm there's a Kindergarten and Pre-Kindegarten information fair at P.S. 20, the Anna Silver School.  This week, the Department of Education opened enrollment for the 2011-2012...

Girls Prep “Report Card” Score Drops

For more than a year, we followed the saga surrounding Girls Prep, the charter school that fought to expand its middle school on the Lower East Side. Gotham Schools notes it's one of two schools that performed particularly badly...

Girls Prep Leases Private Space Near Cooper Square

It looks like the Girls Prep Charter School has found space for its middle school. Earlier this month, the Department of Education backed away from a plan to allow the school to expand in a building on East Houston...

Education Department Confirms Girls Prep Reversal

More on the Girls Prep situation/saga. The New York Times now has confirmation from the Department of Education that the LES charter school is delaying the first day of school, originally scheduled for this coming Monday.  As we reported...

Breaking: Girls Prep Deal Delays Monday Classes

It appears there's a deal in the works to resolve the long-running dispute surrounding the expansion of the Girls Prep Charter School on East Houston Street.  As we've been reporting, the Department Education had intended to go ahead with...

Elected Officials Call on DOE to “Fix” Girls Prep Situation

We just returned from 1 Centre Street, where elected officials and education advocates rallied against the Education Department's decision to proceed with its expansion of the Girls Prep Charter School. Today's event was organized by Manhattan Borough President Scott...

Squadron, Chin, Mendez Sharply Criticize DOE Handling of Girls Prep Situation

We've already heard from Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer on the DOE's handling of the Girls Prep situation. They strongly criticized Chancellor Joel Klein's decision to allow the LES charter school to expand, in...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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