The potential impact of mandatory Kindergarten on overcrowding and class size; and how it triggers the need for an accelerated capital plan

Speaker Quinn’s push for mandatory Kindergarten in NYC, now being considered in the NYS Legislature,  is likely to send thousands of new children into a schools system that is already struggling with Kindergarten waiting lists, overcrowding, and increasing class sizes.

Our analysis here and below suggests what the impact may be, and proposes that the city speed up the capital plan to ensure that there is  space added in our elementary schools at the same time.


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Categories Benefits of Small Classes, Reports & Memos, Uncategorized | Tags: | Posted on May 24, 2012

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