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Professional Children's School is a small school in Manhattan, New York, United States, which admitted its first two students in 1914. The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... NY redirects here. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


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See also

The Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) is a New York City public school created in 1990 to meet the needs of two groups of students: those who wanted to pursue professional work in the arts as they earned a junior/senior high school diploma and those who wanted to study... The Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts is located near the Juilliard School in the Lincoln Center district of Manhattan, on Amsterdam Avenue between 65th Street and 64th Street. ...

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