Three Queens schools earn city cash for revamped dual language programs

BY BROOKE SMITH The Dual Language programs at three Queens schools will soon become “models” for the rest of the city after receiving additional funding for multilingual instructional materials and staff professional development. P.S. 16 in Corona, P.S. 166 in Astoria and I.S. 145 in Jackson Heights will be receiving the Model Dual Language Program that works to strengthen the rigor in […]

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Parents voice mixed feelings after Jackson Heights school rezoning meeting
THE COURIER/ Photos by Katelyn Disalvo

BY KATELYN DISALVO Although a proposed rezoning plan hopes to alleviate overcrowding at one Jackson Heights school, some local parents have mixed feelings on the changes. The Department of Education (DOE) announced proposed rezoning changes to move the boundaries for I.S. 145, located at 33-34 80th St., and I.S. 230, located at 73-10 34th Ave. […]

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DOE proposes rezoning plan to ease overcrowding at Jackson Heights school
Map Courtesy of the Department of Education

One middle school in Jackson Heights may soon be less crowded. The Department of Education (DOE) announced proposed rezoning changes to move the boundaries for I.S. 145, at 33-34 80th St., and I.S. 230, at 73-10 34th Ave. in Jackson Heights. The changes would take effect for the 2015-2016 academic year. Under the rezoning, the […]

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Jackson Heights schoolyard is 200th to become playground
Renderings Courtesy of the Parks Department

One of the city’s most congested communities is getting a little extra room to breathe. Schoolyards at P.S. 69 and I.S. 145 in Jackson Heights are being transformed into student-designed playgrounds that will be open to the public on weekdays after school until dusk and on weekends from 8 a.m. to dusk. The renovations aim […]

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Dynamics between art teachers and pupils

The Queens Museum of Art (QMA) held an opening reception on Thursday, February 10, for the exhibition “Queens: Multiple Visions,” which demonstrates the various sides in the production of art between Queens art teachers and their students while exploring the connection in their artistic techniques, mediums, and subject matter. “We wanted to see how all […]

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