Posts Tagged ‘Crowding’

Numbers Don’t Lie

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• Kindergarteners denied gym time. • Kids getting speech therapy in a former closet. • Gym locker and shower rooms now used for administration. • Some kids getting lunch at 10:30 a.m., some at 1 p.m., because 1,000 students must share common space built for 700. • Indoor recess held in the auditorium, at the [&hellip
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‘Systematic’ Crowding?

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

At a high-energy meeting last week, representatives from District 3 elementary schools and members of the parent Community Education Council voiced their frustration about school overcrowding to representatives from the Department of Education. Last year, parents clashed over a plan to move the Center School out of P.S. 199’s building to alleviate crowding (that controversial [&hellip
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CEC BACKS SCHOOL MOVE

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

District 3’s Community Education Council has drafted a recommendation endorsing a controversial plan to remove the Center School, a small middle school, from the West 70th Street building it currently shares with P.S. 199. The move is intended to alleviate crowding in P.S. 199. The tentative plan, as described in the drafted resolution endorsed by [&hellip
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CROWDING SOLUTION

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Thank you for your balanced coverage of the Center School/P.S. 199 situation (“Growing Rift Over P.S. 199 Crowding Proposals,” Oct. 30). What was not mentioned, however, is that at a recent Community Education Council meeting, the Dept. of Ed. raised what seems an intriguing solution that could solve the problem for all: [&hellip
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