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The application of public services to social problems, their causes, their solutions and their human impacts in Prospect Heights.

Community meeting on Alternative Learning Center for 355 Park Place

Start Date: 
July 12, 2012 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Location: 
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
727 Classon Avenue (between Park Place and Prospect Place)
United States
Description: 

Community Board 8's Education Committee invites you to attend a meeting on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation located at 727 Classon Avenue (in the Atrium), to discuss the proposed Alternative Learning Center (Suspension Site) that the NYC Department of Education plans to open at 355 Park Place. Representatives from the DOE and NYPD School Safety Division have been invited to answer your questions and concerns.

Open to: 
General public

77th Precinct Community Council meeting

Start Date: 
January 9, 2012 - 7:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
77th Precinct Community Council
Location: 
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
727 Classon Ave. (Park Place and Prospect Place)
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

The next 77th Precinct Community Council meeting will take place at 7:30 PM on Monday, January 9 at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. Precinct Council meetings enable community members to raise issues and voice concerns about crime and quality of life problems in their neighborhoods to the commanding officer of their local police precinct. You’ll also find out more about police activities in and around your area.

Open to: 
General public

P.S. 9 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Start Date: 
November 9, 2011 - 9:30am
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
P.S. 9
Location: 
P.S. 9 playground
80 Underhill Avenue (entrance to playground on St. Mark’s Place and Underhill)
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

On Wednesday, November 9 at 9:30 am, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at P.S. 9 in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn to celebrate the opening of the school’s new playground. What was once a bleak asphalt lot with only a basketball court and small playgym is now completely refurbished playground with a handful of active and stimulating playspaces.  There will also be student performances and comments from school officials and representatives from Out2Play, the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and Brooklyn Nets Community Alliance.

Open to: 
General public

City DOE issues revised plan to co-locate charter at P.S. 9

Posted: April 19, 2011 - 7:59am

After its previous decision to co-locate Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School at Prospect Heights' P.S. 9 was overturned by the New York State Commissioner of Education David Steiner, the City's Department of Education has issued a revised plan it says addresses the issues raised by Commissioner Steiner.

The new plan, which parents and local elected officials have vowed to oppose, will be voted on by the DOE's Panel for Education Policy on May 18.

State Education Commissioner overturns DOE decision to co-locate charter school with P.S. 9

Posted: April 1, 2011 - 8:39am

A group of parent advocates in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, has won an appeal to the New York State Commissioner of Education David M. Steiner requesting annulment of the vote by the Panel on Educational Policy (PEP) that would co-locate Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School with P.S. 9 and M.S. 571 in building K009 at 80 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, beginning in fall of 2011.

DOE panel votes to close M.S. 571, replace with charter school

Posted: February 4, 2011 - 10:00am

At a meeting Thursday evening that stretched into early Friday morning, the Department of Education Panel on Education Policy voted to close M.S. 571, located at 80 Underhill Avenue in the P.S. 9 building. The PEP further voted to co-locate the Brooklyn East Collegiate charter school in the P.S. 9 building. Brooklyn East Collegiate currently serves the East New York neighborhood.