The Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability expects to open on September 8, taking over six classrooms of the Beach Channel High School in Rockaway.
The space game has become more and more dizzying across the city as schools open and close, and principals and administrators jockey for classrooms, leaving students caught in the middle. Our journalists went inside the schools to report.
The education department’s list of schools it wants to close all have one thing in common: a huge population of homeless students. Alfred E. Smith high school feels the stress.
Public school parents used to just be called parents. In the new marketplace of ideas, they’re called the “audience.” School names try to reflect the brand to attract a certain brand of parents.
Word spread within minutes last spring around the halls of P.S. 332, a large, three-story elementary school on the desolate Christopher Street in Brooklyn.
When four high schools took over the George Wingate High School campus each worked hard to develop a sense of identity. But in the process they neglected to form a campus community.