The Past, Present and Future of School Rezoning

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The battle over Downtown’s schools By Lillian Rizzo Since October, parents have stood in school auditoriums, before panels and projectors, asking for the answer to a simple question: What school will their children attend in the fall? These parents from Lower Manhattan neighborhoods have attended meetings at which the District 2 Community Education Council (CEC) [&hellip
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Downtown School Rezoning Plan Approved

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Family

By Lillian Rizzo Nearly three months after the Department of Education presented rezoning proposals for lower Manhattan, the Community Education Council 2 (CEC) announced on Wednesday, Dec. 14, they approve of the latest proposal. Caption: The latest zoning map. (Graphic courtesy of the Department of Education). At a public meeting held at the NYC Lab [&hellip
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Expert advice on finding the right camp for your child

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By Charlotte Eichna 1. Involve Your Child—to a Degree “Obviously, you maybe don’t let the child pick the exact camp, because they may pick it from the pretty picture in the brochure and not based on safety or some other issue,” said Jon Malinowski, Ph.D., camping author and expert. “But the worst thing a parent [&hellip
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Halloween at Trinity Church

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Kick off your Halloween weekend the right way: in New York’s most haunted and historic graveyard. Wall Street’s  historic Trinity Church in lower Manhattan will host a Family Fun party  starting at dusk (4PM) on Friday, October 28.  Dozens of fiendishly cute trick-or-treaters will be there, playing among the headstones and creating ghastly artwork, as [&hellip
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The ‘Happiest’ Doctor

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By Whitney Casser A household name for over a decade, Dr. Harvey Karp has helped millions of parents navigate the demanding, often difficult aspects of the baby years. For new moms and dads, Karp’s now-classic books and DVDs—The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block—have taught them how to successfully [&hellip
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Lice-Free Living

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Prevention and treatment for those nasty little nits By Elisabeth Frankel Reed Bugs crawling through a child’s hair—the thought alone is enough to make any parent wince. While exposure is inevitable for young kids, especially as school swings back in session and campers return from destinations both near and far, lice evoke more fear than [&hellip
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