Presentations

City Council candidate education briefing

On Dec. 9, 2020, Class Size Matter and NYC Kids PAC held an online briefing for City Council candidates and campaign staff.  About 85 or so candidates  participated.  The presentation, which covered a range of issues from the education budget, class size and school overcrowding, to charter schools, testing and Mayoral control, is available  below.  […]

December 13, 2020 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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DOE Charter Facility Spending, Overview and District-Specific Information

In October of 2019 Class Size Matters released a report on charter facility funding in New York City. This report reveals that the NYC DOE spent more than $377 million on charter school facility costs from FY 2014 to FY 2019. This includes matching funds for public school facility upgrade costs as well as rent […]

February 12, 2020 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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Presentations on Class Size and School Overcrowding 2019-2020 School Year

Here are power point presentations explaining why class size is important, and with data showing citywide and district-specific class size trends since 2006. Class size in NYC schools including citywide trends and what should be done Here are  class size trends for every community school district over time, organized by borough and by the following […]

December 20, 2019 in Presentations, Updates by

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School Overcrowding & the New five-year Capital Plan Presentation to CPAC

A presentation for CPAC regarding school overcrowding & the new five-year Capital Plan. [gview file=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/3zn.338.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/school-overcrowding-capital-plan-for-CPAC-10.11.18.pptx”]

June 27, 2019 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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Issues with new five year capital plan 2020-2024

The presentation below describes issues regarding the new five year capital plan 2020-2024.Among the issues is that the plan is very backloaded in that 50,000 of 57,000 seats in the plan won’t be completed until 2024 or later. Additionally, there is no estimate for need for new seats – for the first time in a […]

June 27, 2019 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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Class Size Briefings by District and Citywide 2018-2019

The presentations below discuss district and citywide class size trends. Overall, class sizes are higher than they were in 2007 and remain above Contract for Excellence goals. Citywide Powerpoint District 6 Powerpoint District 13 and 17 Powerpoint District 21 Powerpoint District 28 Powerpoint District 24 and 30 Powerpoint  If you would like class size information […]

May 23, 2019 in Presentations by

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Class size: why it’s important, what’s happened in NYC and what we need to do

Presentation given at the terrific education forum sponsored by Jackson Heights People for Public Schools on March 16, 2019. [gview file=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/3zn.338.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/class-size-presentation-for-Jackson-Heights-town-hall-3.14.19.pptx”]    

March 17, 2019 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Citywide class size trends since 1998

Here is a summary of class size trends in NYC public schools, for all grade levels.  For district specific trends, please email us info@classsizematters.org In short, though the state’s highest court concluded in 2003 that smaller classes were needed for NYC students to receive their constitutional right to a sound basic education, class sizes are […]

February 27, 2019 in Presentations, Reports & Memos, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Class Size & Overcrowding Citywide and in District 6

Class size and overcrowding citywide and in District 6.  Presented to CEC 6 on Dec. 3, 2018 (pdf).   [gview file=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/3zn.338.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018-class-size-data-and-trends-citywide-D6-12.3.18.pdf”]  

December 4, 2018 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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School overcrowding: why the DOE should fully fund the need for school seats in the new capital plan

Here is the presentation on school overcrowding and the need to fully fund the need for seats that we gave to the Chancellors Parent Advisory Council on Oct. 11, 2018.  If you’d like to request Class Size Matters to brief your CEC, Presidents Council or parent association with more district-specific data, please email us at […]

October 16, 2018 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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