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The schoolyard bully is one of the greatest themes of the American coming-of-age story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2l6RnWM2tU So is overcoming them, and the further you go back in American storytelling, the more likely that involved a slug to the mouth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvijyBIgazE But, hey, this is the 21st Century and we’re civilized now, so we fight our battles with…

Education Hooray for Kindergarten! Good times... Source: SFA Union City / Flickr
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Just a reminder that enrollment for public school kindergarten seats starts today, Wednesday, January 7, and runs through Friday, February 13. Applications and details about how to fill them out and where to submit them can be found here. Eligible students for the September 2015 start of the school year are those who turn five…

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Sheepshead Bay’s PS 254 (Dag Hammarskjold) and Clinton Hill’s PS 11 (Purvis J. Behan) schools’ 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award wins were honored on November 20 with a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall. School principals Alonta Wrighton (bottom left) and Linda Alhonote (bottom right), as well as Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and Council members…

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Congratulations are in order! Sheepshead Bay’s PS 254 Dag Hammarskjold Elementary School is one of only 337 schools in the country and two schools in Brooklyn to have received a 2014 Blue Ribbon School award. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors outstanding public and private elementary, middle, and high schools each year based on their general academic achievement as well as their…

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Several local schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by Borough President Eric Adams to education institutions across the borough. The beep today unveiled 16 school-related capital projects that will benefit from the allocation, which was packed into the city’s Fiscal…

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A new, more inclusionary approach to educate NYC students with special needs is proving easier said than done, says a new report by Chalkbeat. The organization spoke to students, parents, and school officials and found that schools are struggling to implement mandatory reforms to special education, while its effect on students is still unproven. Integrating special…

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A report of a suspicious device or package on the third floor of P.S. 255 (1866 East 17th Street) spurred police and school administrators to take extra precautions yesterday, evacuating their building and that of Cunningham Junior High School next door. The evacuation took place at approximately 10:45 a.m., as a large presence from the NYPD arrived…

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