Posts Tagged ‘P.S. 199’

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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SCHOOL MOVE OK’D

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District 3’s Community Education Council voted in favor of a fiercely contended rezoning and relocation proposal to alleviate overcrowding at a local elementary school. The proposal, which unanimously passed with one abstention at a Nov. 12 meeting, incorporates suggestions from the Department of Education and the parent council. The plan would move a small middle [&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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PUBLIC GETS FIRST LOOK AT RIVERSIDE SOUTH

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Upper West Siders got their first glimpse of the size and scope of Extell’s Riverside South development at an Oct. 30 meeting of Community Board 7’s Riverside South Working Group. About 100 citizens gathered at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital on Tenth Avenue to see Extell’s 8.2-acre proposal to build four residential glass towers and one commercial [&hellip
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GROWING RIFT OVER P.S. 199 CROWDING PROPOSALS

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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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