Author Michèle De Meglio

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A slew of community groups are taking aim at officials that they consider responsible for the city’s bungled cleanup efforts after the blizzard, hoping to hold their feet to the fire. The Manhattan Beach Community Group has cobbled together a coalition of Southern Brooklyn neighborhood associations and is inviting local officials to a forum on…

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Sheepshead Bay High School is under fire for what the city considers to be lackluster student achievement, but the school is more than graduation rates and Regents scores. The school (3000 Avenue X) boasts the best track and field team in the country with 12 All-American athletes. “We won the national championships four years in…

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by Michèle De Meglio City Councilman Lew Fidler has joined parents in criticizing the Department of Education for considering opening a 300-seat high school in I.S. 278’s building, slamming it as bad policy. Members of the school’s PTA believe that having two separate principals and teaching staffs would create a level of chaos, thereby making…

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by Michèle De Meglio Nearly 200 parents packed last night’s District 22 Community Education Council meeting to rally against the city’s plan to open a small high school in Marine Park J.H.S. (I.S. 278). “Due to the outpouring of community opposition, it doesn’t look like there’s going to be a high school co-located in Marine…