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New 696-seat elementary school approved for CM Ung’s Flushing district


Dec. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York City Council voted to approve a new 696-seat elementary school in Flushing Wednesday, within the confines of Council Member Sandra Ung’s district. The school, which will feature 36 classrooms and two special education rooms, will be built on a 70,000 square foot vacant lot at 137-31 45th St. It will feature a 29,800 square foot play yard on the northern portion of the site. The expectation is for the school to open in September 2027. “This vote is a commitment to providing a quality education and shaping a brighter future for…
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Six Queens schools receive National Blue Ribbon recognition


Sep. 21, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The United States Department of Education featured six schools across Queens in their annual Blue Ribbon Schools Program designation report that was released on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Across the nation, 353 schools were recognized as a Blue Ribbon school this year based on academic metrics such as performance and progress made to close achievement gaps on assessments. In New York, 22 schools were selected. Bayside’s P.S. 205 Alexander Graham Bell and two schools in Flushing – P.S. 242 LP Stavisky Early Childhood School and P.S. 244 The Active Learning Elementary School (TALES) – were…
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