Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED September: 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.

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How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

See how New York and New Jersey public schools rank in comparison to other state's public schools.

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Fire Island School District Expands Pre-K and Non-Resident Enrollment

Fire Island School District Expands Pre-K and Non-Resident Enrollment

Fire Island School District will soon be offering full-day pre-K and an expanded non-resident enrollment program at its public elementary school.

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New York City to Launch 3-K for All

New York City to Launch 3-K for All

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.

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Yonkers Public School Teachers Required to Answer Emails From Parents

Yonkers Public School Teachers Required to Answer Emails From Parents

Yonkers Public Schools teachers must answer emails from parents and students in a new deal met by the Yonkers City Council.

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East Meadow School District Declares Diwali an Official School Holiday

East Meadow School District Declares Diwali an Official School Holiday

East Meadow School District declares Diwali an official holiday for the 2017-2018 school year calendar.

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The 2017 NYC Kindergarten Application is Now Open

The 2017 NYC Kindergarten Application is Now Open

The 2017 New York City Kindergarten application is now open.

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Parents of New York City Kindergarten Students Will Receive Money to Save for College

Parents of New York City Kindergarten Students Will Receive Money to Save for College

The New York City Child Savings Account will launch in fall 2017 for low-income families with kindergarten students to start saving money for college tuition.

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Park Slope School Says No to Homework

Park Slope School Says No to Homework

A Park Slope elementary school has put an end to traditional homework and replaced it with play-based learning.

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5 Tips for Getting Into NYC's Public High Schools

5 Tips for Getting Into NYC's Public High Schools

The application process for public New York City high schools can be baffling. Here are our top tips for navigating a confusing system.

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NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

The New York City Education Department is expected to announce a plan today to help black and Hispanic students gain acceptance to some of the most competitive high schools.

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Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

A round-up of amazing stories of NY-area graduates from local high schools and colleges.

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Last District in Suffolk County Without Full-Day Kindergarten Gets Approved for One

Last District in Suffolk County Without Full-Day Kindergarten Gets Approved for One

The Harborfields Board of Education voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve a cap-piercing $82.85 million school budget that includes a full-day kindergarten program.

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Hundreds of New Pre-K Spots Open Throughout Queens

Hundreds of New Pre-K Spots Open Throughout Queens

Despite hundreds of new pre-kindergarten seats that are opening in Queens for next school year, competition remains fierce and waitlists remain long in many heavily populated neighborhoods.

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Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

A Year with Children is an annual exhibit, now in its 45th year, that showcases the artwork of New York City public school students in grades 2-6 at the Guggenheim Museum.

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