Excerpt from Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s State of the Borough Speech, February 11, 2008
For years, attempts to reduce class size have been at the heart of efforts to improve the public schools. And the job of school planning is only getting more difficult. With more and more families choosing to raise their children in
So, along with
Their mission is to:
_ draw a sharper picture of the school needs we have today;
_ become smarter about the demands we’ll face tomorrow; and
_ get a handle on where school construction will do the most good.
I’d add another point – we hope to devise policy and legislative solutions that will help to solve the crisis of school overcrowding citywide. Kudos to the Borough President for daring to help us tackle this problem.
The full speech will be broadcast on Time Warner Channel 34 and RCN Channel 82 on Sunday, February 18 at