Class Size

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Sunset Park »

The city is changing its formula on calculating school overcrowding but not lowering target class sizes.

Upper East Side »

P.S. 290 will have larger class sizes after the second grade was reduced from four to three classes.

New York City »

Mayor Michael Bloomberg also dissed telecommuting as "one of the dumber ideas I’ve ever heard."

New York City »

Class sizes rose across the city this year, the Department of Education said.

Park Slope »

Money raised by the PTA goes toward reducing class size at the growing school.

Downtown »

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city schools are not as overcrowded as critics fear.

Midtown & Theater District »

Critics have slammed the mayor, who said he'd like to fire half the city's teachers to pay others more.

East Village & Lower East Side »

The Department of Education ranked P.S. 137 on East Broadway among the 20 lowest-performing schools in the city.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg shot back at criticism of the city's education system and his handling of it on "Meet the Press" Sunday.

Downtown »

The city has nearly 1,000 more overcrowded classrooms this year than last year, the United Federation of Teachers said.

Manhattan »

The teacher's union brought a suit saying the city mismanaged $760 million in state funds meant to reduce class size.