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school overcrowding

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Fort Greene »

Both schools are over-capacity, but DOE officials say there are no plans for one to oust the other.

Riverdale »

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

Cobble Hill »

Schools in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens all had kindergarten waitlists.

Hudson Square »

District 2's Community Education Council wants a school construction fund to combat overcrowding.

Long Island City »

The new program will be housed on the first two floors of an office building at 27-35 Jackson Ave.

Sunnyside »

Readers weigh in on whether the need for a new school outweighs the site's architectural significance.

Sunnyside »

The School Construction Authority wants to build the new school on 48th Street and Barnett Avenue.

Upper East Side »

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

Long Island City »

The DOE said there are currently no plans to truncate the growing school.

Long Island City »

The school will seat 600 students and will be completed by the end of 2020, officials said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The SCA has received funding for more than 3,000 new school seats in the Downtown Brooklyn area.

Long Island City »

Gantry Parent Association was created last month in response to the lack of nearby schools.

Sunnyside »

Parents want the city to build a new school on a lot at 37th Avenue and 48th Street.

Woodside »

P.S. 361 will serve pre-k and kindergarten students this year, as well as kids from nearby P.S. 11.

Upper West Side »

The DOE has added seats to P.S. 199 despite promising not to increase enrollment.