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Sunset Park »

De Blasio Not Doing Enough to Fix School Overcrowding, Critics Say

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

Woodside »

MAP: How Overcrowded Is Your Child's School District?

Schools are crowded in all five boroughs. New seats are on the way, but not enough to solve the problem.

Fresh Meadows »

DOE Fails to Count Thousands of Students Taking Class in Trailers: Report

The DOE estimates nearly 7,000 students take classes in trailers. Advocates put the number much higher.

Civic Center »

State Nixes Controversial Plan to Share Student Data With inBloom

The state's Education Department won't send student data to inBloom's online portal.

New York City »

City Class Sizes Continue to Grow, DOE Report Shows

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

New York City »

Thousands of City Classes Are Overcrowded, Union Says

A total of 670 schools have overcrowded classes this fall, the United Federation of Teachers said.

Downtown »

Murray Bergtraum Most Overcrowded School in Manhattan, Union Says

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

Manhattan »

Who is Cathie Black?

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein stepped down Tuesday and will be replaced by Hearst magazines executive Cathie Black.

Manhattan »

School Report Card Grades Drop as City Changes Ranking System

More than 700 elementary and middle schools received lower grades this year compared to last year.