Question of the day: how do you think we should address the need for more schools?


     DOE Website

    New Schools
    Bloomberg administration touts new Queens schools to open in September [Queens Chronicle]
    City to put new schools in several struggling Queens high school buildings [Daily News]

    Overcrowded Schools
    Hunters Point Kindergarten Wait List Jumps 50 Percent in Growing Nabe [DNAinfo]
    New Hunters Point School to Focus on Ecology and the Waterfront [DNAinfo]
    Queens ‘Epicenter for Schools Overcrowding’ Works Within Limitations [DNAinfo]

    Closing Schools
    Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third [Queens Courier]
    DOE: Students can transfer out of failing schools [Queens Courier]
    Two Queens Schools Set To Shutter [Queens Tribune]
    Queens schools set for shuttering get squeezed instead [The New York World]

    The DOE website includes the ability to  search by borough (Queens shows 333 schools) and by neighborhood.

    DOE Jackson Heights detail
    Jackson Heights

    DOE LIC Detail Map
     Long Island City


    DOE East Elmhurst Detail
    East Elmhurst


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