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Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the Founder of a New Harlem Charter School

Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the Founder of a New Harlem Charter School

Sean "Diddy" Combs announced Monday the August 2016 opening of the new Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School in Manhattan.

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED February: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

Billy Joel to Give $1 Million to Save Long Island Arts School

Billy Joel to Give $1 Million to Save Long Island Arts School

Billy Joel to give $1 million to save Long Island High School for the Arts.

What Are the Benefits for Young Children Attending an International School?

What Are the Benefits for Young Children Attending an International School?

International schools are a dependable way to provide children with a sense of global awareness. A parent pursuing an international school should consider these things.

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five area families discuss why they chose the type of school to which they send their children—parochial, charter, public, or private—and the benefits they found in each school setting.

New Dean of Students at the Vincent Smith School

New Dean of Students at the Vincent Smith School

The Vincent Smith School appointed Lois Dierlam as the new Dean of Students this past August.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.

Long Island Private School Welcomes New Head of School

Long Island Private School Welcomes New Head of School

Green Vale School, a private school in Nassau County on Long Island, recently appointed Jesse Dougherty, Ed.D., as its new head of school.

Long Island Back to School Resources

Long Island Back to School Resources

Your resources for Long Island schools in Nassau County and Suffolk County, after-school classes for kids, music classes, dance classes, art classes, youth theater programs, sports teams in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and fitness programs, after- school tutors in Long Island, and more including Port Washington, Bellmore, Roslyn, Syosset, Commack, and Hicksville.

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, a private school in Brooklyn, was awarded an educational grant, which it is using to upgrade the STEM lab and continue to support its literacy and Spanish Language programs.

Charter School for Excellence to Open in Stamford

Charter School for Excellence to Open in Stamford

Stamford Charter School for Excellence, which is based on the proven model of the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, is set to open in the fall. The charter school in Stamford is accepting applications for pre-K through first grade.

Summer Academic Enrichment Offered at Kent Prep

Summer Academic Enrichment Offered at Kent Prep

Kent Prep, a college preparatory school in Bayside, is now offering a summer academic enrichment program for children in kindergarten through 12th grades.

My Spectrum School Offers Gifted & Talented Early Childhood Education

My Spectrum School Offers Gifted & Talented Early Childhood Education

My Spectrum School, a gifted and talented early childhood education school, opened in Port Washington in October. The school also offers gifted and talented after-school programs and a gifted and talented summer camp.

Upper East Side International School to Open in Fall

Upper East Side International School to Open in Fall

New York International School, as part of the British School Foundation, will open on the Upper East Side in the fall. The Manhattan international school will first open its international preschool and older grades in following years.

French-English School Relocates Preschool, Expands Middle School

French-English School Relocates Preschool, Expands Middle School

Ecole Internationale de New York, a French-English school for grades nursery through middle school, plans to relocate its preschool in January. The bilingual school also recently added a seventh grade, and plans to add its eighth grade classes next year.

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.

East Woods School Offers Preschool Class for 2-Year-Olds

East Woods School Offers Preschool Class for 2-Year-Olds

East Wood School, a pre-nursery through eighth grade private school in Oyster Bay, will offer a preschool class this year. The class for 2-year-olds includes daily lessons, music, physical education, art, and free-play time.

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy, a private school of the Fusion Education Group, is scheduled to open in late June. The Downtown Brooklyn school offers students a personalized education in a one-on-one learning atmosphere.

Progressive Brooklyn Middle School Accepting Applications for Fall

Progressive Brooklyn Middle School Accepting Applications for Fall

Greene Hill School in Brooklyn is now accepting applications for the middle school it plans to open for the fall semester. The Brooklyn middle school follows a humanities-based curriculum and is aligned with the New York state Common Core standards.

STEM-Based School Now Accepting Applications for Fall

STEM-Based School Now Accepting Applications for Fall

BASIS Independent, a STEM-based private school opening in Brooklyn in the fall, is now accepting applications for kindergarten through 10th grade.

Speyer Legacy School Relocates on the Upper West Side

Speyer Legacy School Relocates on the Upper West Side

Speyer Legacy School, an elementary and middle school in Manhattan for advanced learners, moved to a new location, which was designed by architect Chris Grabé, on the Upper West Side. The school features learning through self-questioned and self-investigated thinking.

Dwight School Athletic Center Opens in East Harlem

Dwight School Athletic Center Opens in East Harlem

Upper West Side college prep school Dwight School recently opened its athletic center in East Harlem. The school signed a long-term lease with 1199 Housing Corporation, owners of the East River Landing apartment complex, to refurbish an existing facility. The Dwight School Athletic Center is open to students and the residents of East River Landing and offers athletic classes and programs, including tennis, swim instruction, Zumba, and yoga.

Manhattan Bilingual School Adds Middle School Program

Manhattan Bilingual School Adds Middle School Program

Ecole International de New York, a bilingual elementary school, added a middle school program starting with a sixth-grade class this September. The French-English bilingual international school in Manhattan aims to have students become bilingual within a few years.

Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students

Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students

Emanuel Lutheran School in Patchogue is now offering scholarships for students who transfer from public schools, as well as matching funds for students who transfer from other private schools. The school also has a brand-new playground for preschoolers.




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