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Covering: Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant

A controversial Arabic-language middle school — founded after a highly divisive public battle that involved curriculum, staffing and even whether the school would churn out terrorists — will be closed by the city for its gravest sin: failing to attract students. Comments (15)
The Khalil Gibran International Academy, an Arabic language and culture middle school named after the famed Lebanese Christian poet, was a lightning rod of controversy from the very beginning. Given the school’s demise this week, we felt it was time for a fond look back. Comments (3)

Nasty pistol-whip on Myrtle Ave.

Crime: And for once, Atlantic Terminal and Atlantic Center don’t make the crime report from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (5)

Selloff! Ratner hawks half of his malls to raise $ for A’Yards

Atlantic Yards: Cash-strapped developer Bruce Ratner is selling half his stake in two of the borough’s largest shopping centers as he struggles to begin his $4.9-billion Atlantic Yards project across the street. Comments (4)

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