Thursday, May 24, 2012

The potential impact of mandatory Kindergarten triggers the need for an accelerated capital plan

Speaker Quinn’s push for mandatory Kindergarten in NYC, now being considered in the NY State Legislature,  is likely to send thousands of new children into a schools system that is already struggling with Kindergarten waiting lists, overcrowding, and increased class sizes.
Our analysis here and below suggests what the impact may be, and proposes that the city speed up the capital plan to ensure that there is  space added in our elementary schools at the same time.

Kindergarten Proposal Briefing City Council 5.24.12

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