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Borough’s Community Boards Push for Greater Impact
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Training members and securing funds to hire city planning advisers is critical, officials say.

Proposed Charter School Would Avoid Co-Location Problem
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A New Jersey charter chain is looking to launch a school in the Belmont section of the Bronx. It will avoid the co-location controversy, but has encountered others in its past.

Only Two Electric-Cab Drivers On the Road in NYC
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Five of the seven electric cars in the city's taxi and for-hire fleet are idle, but Luis Castro is still making battery-powered stops in the Bronx.

Students, Teachers Say Roll-Out of New GED Has Been Flawed
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They say they haven't had the resources and preparation to gear up for the newer, tougher TASC exam.