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Noah Gotbaum Mulls Public Advocate Run

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Education, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

noah Noah Gotbaum has made a name for himself on the Upper West Side as a fierce advocate for public education, and now he’s considering taking that reputation for a city-wide test run in a campaign for public advocate. As a father of three children in local public schools and a member of District 3’s Community [&hellip
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Your Candidates for District 6

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We asked the seven people running to replace current Council Member Gale Brewer in the district that covers the Upper West Side why they should get your vote.   Ken Biberaj Democrat Vice President of The Russian Tea Room Your number one priority on your first day in office: I want to bring new ideas [&hellip
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Stop the Demolition of Our Community Schools

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Opinion West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Noah Gotbaum Upper West Side parents are pushing back against DOE plans to raze school buildings By Noah E. Gotbaum Concerns that the Department of Education has offered P.S. 199 (West 70th St) and P.S. 191 (West 61st St) as development sites to be demolished and then rebuilt inside of luxury apartment towers have spread like wildfire [&hellip
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Support Our District Schools

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By Noah E. Gotbaum For the past six months, Upper West Side residents have been subjected to a barrage of advertisements and promotional materials, as well as press coverage, editorials and Department of Education pronouncements, telling us about a great new school which will add to our community and our neighborhood. We also have been [&hellip
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Charter May Move into Brandeis

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By Allen Houston and Josh Rogers Upper West Success, part of the Success Academy of Charter Schools, might have found a home at Louis D. Brandeis High School, located at 145 W. 84th St. The Department of Education announced that Brandeis might be a possibility for housing the disputed charter school last week
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We Need More Classrooms at Riverside Center

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It’s time for the city and Extell to take responsibility By Noah E. Gotbaum As is well known, the entirety of Community School District 3—stretching from Lincoln Center to Central Harlem—faces a serious schools overcrowding crisis. In 2010, District 3 had two of the top 10 most overcrowded school zones in the city, with eight [&hellip
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The Public School Paradox

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

As the Upper West Side has gentrified, its public schools like dozens of others throughout the city have become much less diverse.   Not long ago, New York City parents sent their kids to public school knowing that they would be exposed to a student population as diverse as the city itself. On the Upper [&hellip
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West Siders Probe Candidates

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Landmark West presses for sensitive development Overdevelopment. Zoning. Crowding and lack of open space. These are the issues that Upper West Siders hounded the seven City Council District 6 candidates about at last week’s forum hosted by Landmark West at New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W. 64th St. The seven candidates are Mel [&hellip
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Gifted and Talented Testing Flub Piques Parents

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

DOE reconsidering contract with Pearson after kindergarteners have to retake test Pearson, the corporation that scores the citywide Gifted and Talented tests for children entering kindergarten, recently made a mistake in the grading process that led to certain students being qualified for the Gifted and Talented programs when they should not have, and vice versa, [&hellip
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