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When the city of New York offered to buy an athletic field from a Queens private school, school officials said no. The Jackson Heights private school board thought that a private developer could come up with the money more quickly. But when that didn't happen, they went back to the city to renegotiate. And they [...]

How do cash-strapped private schools raise money? Some send out their army of fundraisers to appeal to alumni and devoted benefactors. Others hold fundraisers or raise their tuition. Garden School in Queens, NY is selling off land. The interesting thing about this deal, however, is the buyer. The school is selling 29,000 square feet of [...]