Outside News

Gowanus Parole Center

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services (DOCCS) is opening a parole center on Second Avenue and 5th Street, just blocks from our school. DOCCS made the decision to combine the three existing facilities in Brooklyn into one location, which will service ALL of the 5,000 parolees living in the borough of…

UFT Chapter: Boycott of Staples Stores

Dear Children’s School families, I’m writing this email on behalf of our UFT chapter, and Michael O’Neill, our chapter leader. We would like to inform you that our union has joined a national labor boycott of Staples. Since we’re in school-supply season, we thought you might be interested in this information. The AFL-CIO, of which…