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Class Size Matters

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Riverdale »

Classes are too big, kids have to eat lunch at odd times and music and art space is lost, a report says.

Upper East Side »

The city's housing boom means more new seats are needed in schools, parents warn.

Sunset Park »

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

Woodside »

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

Fresh Meadows »

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

Civic Center »

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

New York City »

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

New York City »

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

Downtown »

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

Manhattan »

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

Manhattan »

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