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Debate Over More Middle School Seats Heats Up

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

By Megan Bungeroth Upper West Side parents are usually clamoring for more public school space, and now the conversation has turned toward the impending demand for middle school seats. At a joint Community Education Council (CEC) and President’s Council meeting last week for District 3, concerned parents and board members hashed out the issues facing [&hellip
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The Past, Present and Future of School Rezoning

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Family

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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Options for Relieving School Overcrowding are Hotly Debated

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Education

By Lillian Rizzo The Department of Education rolled out a new rezoning plan last week in the hope of settling the growing problem of overcrowded schools in Lower Manhattan and increasing waitlists for kindergartens. But it looks like the DOE is the only one that is content with this new rezoning plan. While the DOE [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Upper West Side’s Community Education Council (CEC) got a new, high-profile member after the recent elections: Noah Gotbaum, the 45-year-old son of labor leader Victor Gotbaum and stepson of Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum. The younger Gotbaum was elected as one of the nine members of the council, with 14.6 percent of the votes. Two [&hellip
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