Schools are crowded in all five boroughs. New seats are on the way, but not enough to solve the problem.
The Department of Education's capital plan calls for $65.3 million in upgrades at District 15 schools.
The DOE wants to build a new school on vacant land at Third Avenue and 59th Street.
One of the six trailers at P.S. 19, Marino Jeantet, dates back to 1987.
The most seats are coming to Queens, with the fewest slated for Manhattan and Staten Island.
Some parents who are tired of waiting for new schools want the city to consider adding one on Third Ave.
The projects range from upgrading facilities like auditoriums and boilers to creating rooftop gardens.
Beacon High School's new home on West 43rd Street will open on Aug. 1, 2015, instead of Sept. 1.
The restrooms at P.S. 132 need to be upgraded for health and safety reasons, parents said.
The city now has until the end of 2018 to decide whether NYU's Bleecker St. site should become a school.
Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.
The DOE must commit to build a school on Bleecker Street by Dec. 31, or else NYU will retake the site.
The new 75 Morton St. school is planned to serve 1,000 middle school students, officials said.
The city is converting 75 Morton St. to a new middle school, which will open in 2017.
A construction project has taken up most of the Star Academy and Neighborhood School's play space.
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