Class Size Matters, is scheduled to hold a press conference this Thursday, June 18th at 1:00 pm at City Hall in Lower Manhattan about the need for an expanded capital plan to alleviate school overcrowding. As previously reported, the organization wrote a joint letter with Public Advocate, Letitia James to Mayor De Blasio and […]
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Overcrowding Update: Public Advocate, Letitia James & Class Size Matters Urge DOE to Expand Capital Plan
The City Council of New York released their Report on the Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget for the Department of Education and School Construction Authority on June 3rd. Within it, the Five-Year Capital Plan for Fiscal 2015-2019 totaling $12.8 billion dollars, sets aside $4.4 billion for the construction of 38,754 new school seats (aka, “capacity”). […]
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