Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Mind, Body & Birth

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Family, West Side Spirit

Some of the city’s best prenatal and postnatal classes and support groups There is perhaps nobody with more questions—and the need for support—than a pregnant woman or new mother. To help, we’ve compiled a list of some of New York City’s best classes, venues and experts for maternal health and well-being.   Mind: Education, Information [&hellip
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Are Child Predators in Our School System Slipping Through the Cracks?

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

FW-PS 87(as) The William T. Sherman School, P.S. 87, has a reputation for being one of the most popular public schools on the Upper West Side, if not all of Manhattan. The school motto is “One Family Under the Sun,” but recently that bright outlook was overshadowed by a harrowing incident of child abuse that has parents [&hellip
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Learning to Love Learning

Written by admin on . Posted in Special Sections

Experts say to begin reading with children soon after birth By Kristen Duca Lifelong learning—it’s a phrase garnering popularity as parents, perhaps now more than ever, are working to instill an early appreciation for education in their children. After all, children with a thirst for knowledge often enjoy great academic and personal success. But with [&hellip
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Getting into NYC Preschools Isn’t as Tough as It Seems

Written by admin on . Posted in Education, Special Sections

What you need to know By Molly O’Meara Sheehan With 1.4 million school-aged children, New York City has the nation’s biggest public school system, the densest concentration of private schools and admissions competition for the under-5 set so intense that it has inspired satirical novels and critically-acclaimed documentaries—while bewildering and frustrating countless parents. Each year, [&hellip
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We Need More Classrooms at Riverside Center

Written by admin on . Posted in Education, Opinion and Column

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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