Posts Tagged ‘Community Education Council’

REZONING OK’D

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District 3’s Community Education Council has given the final go-ahead to the rezoning plan that has roiled the community. The Department of Education says the vote was essentially the last stroke to put the plan into execution for the 2009-10 school year. The plan, approved by a 7-1 margin at a Nov. 19 meeting, is [&hellip
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CROWDING CONTROVERSY

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To the Editor: I attended the somewhat raucous Community Education Council meeting regarding the issue of overcrowding in District 3. What strikes me about this issue is the following: first, that parents from 199 seem to have an almost hysterical need to have their school close to their home. I don’t get it. We took [&hellip
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CEC BACKS SCHOOL MOVE

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District 3’s Community Education Council has drafted a recommendation endorsing a controversial plan to remove the Center School, a small middle school, from the West 70th Street building it currently shares with P.S. 199. The move is intended to alleviate crowding in P.S. 199. The tentative plan, as described in the drafted resolution endorsed by [&hellip
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GROWING RIFT OVER P.S. 199 CROWDING PROPOSALS

Written by admin on . Posted in Education, News West Side Spirit

The Department of Education’s preliminary proposals for tackling overcrowding in District 3 have led to escalating tension between parents at P.S. 199 and The Center School, whose children share a building on West 70th Street. Various factions from the two schools sharply disagree on whether The Center School should be moved to alleviate the space [&hellip
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