As a follow up to the January 5th 6 to 3 “yes” vote to re-zone P.S. 8 and P.S. 307, the CEC13 has issued a statement thanking “parents, community members, local organizations and elected representatives” along with school administrations and staff for their dedication and engagement over the many months of meetings, dialogue and debate. […]
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After months of meetings, public discourse and national news coverage, the District 13 CEC has voted in favor of the re-zoning in a 6 to 3 split. The Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Patch live blogged the proceedings. The CEC first held a Working Session where they attended to other district business including the Superintendent’s Report. The […]
The District 13 CEC held a Working Session meeting this past Tuesday night. Several items were on the agenda but the merits of the P.S. 8 and P.S. 307 re-zoning proposal was by far the longest and most multi-faceted debate of the evening. First, members approved a special session for the re-zoning vote. The vote […]
On Thursday night, The Panel for Education Policy unanimously approved the DOE’s proposal to re-locate M.S. 313, a.k.a. Satellite West to the newly constructed school at Dock Street. Satellite West is currently housed on the third floor of P.S. 307 and has less than 80 students. The school also resides on the “persistently dangerous” list, […]
Wednesday night the DOE’s Office of District Planning (ODP) rolled out their Official Rezoning Proposal for P.S. 8 and P.S. 307 at a densely-packed public meeting held at P.S. 307. The zone lines, previously presented in draft form at two Town Hall meetings on September 16th at P.S. 307 and September 21st at P.S. 8., […]
After receiving feedback from the community, the DOE’s Office of District Planning is scheduled to present their final re-zoning proposal at the next CEC13 Calendar Meeting this Wednesday September 30th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm at P.S. 307, 209 York Street in Brooklyn. There will be opportunity for public comment at the meeting. Per the CEC […]
UPDATE: The CEC13Brooklyn has updated their website with a comprehensive overview, FAQ’s and time-line of the proposed re-zoning. The CEC and DOE’s Office of District Planning has scheduled two Town Hall meetings to discuss the proposed re-zoning of Brooklyn Heights’ P.S. 8 and gather vital feedback from the community. Wednesday, September 16th: 6 pm at […]
CEC13Brooklyn is scheduled to hold a working session meeting 6:30 pm on Tuesday, September 1st at District office at 355 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY. Per the agenda, the CEC’s re-zoning committee is scheduled to provide an update. The meeting is open to the public, attendees may make comments. As previously reported, the CEC had expected […]
It’s still three days away, and the path it follows changes continually, but the current (Thursday afternoon) “center” track of Hurricane Irene is now projected to pass through Brooklyn and Manhattan, and the eye could potentially go right over the Brooklyn Heights Area.
The Sixth Annual Vinegar Hill Flea Market happens Saturday (6/16) from 11 am to 5 pm. [Download flier]
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