Despite drastic steps to close a $500 million budget gap for city schools, officials from Greenwich Village Middle School decided to destroy expensive classroom furniture like desks, chairs, and cabinets. Perhaps they got a little lightheaded after hearing the jobs bill passed with $10 billion for teacher's salaries? Some village residents "watched in horror" as sanitation workers crushed the items in the back of their truck.
This morning Schools Chancellor Cathie Black, along with the Mayor's office, decided to close the city's schools—the ninth time the schools have been closed for snow since 1978. The news made many a school kid happy, and not just fo... Read Post
Grace Church School, a private elementary school in Greenwich Village, announced that it plans to expand with a $25 million high school opening in Sept. 2012. Read Post