THOMPSON TO RELEASE REPORT FINDING THAT DOE IS LEAVING STUDENTS IN OVERCROWDED SCHOOLS
New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. will release a comprehensive study finding that new schools being built or planned by the Department of Education will leave tens of thousands of students in overcrowded facilities on Sunday, September 13th at 12:30 pm.
Thompson will be joined by a number of elected officials and advocates, including New York State Senator Liz Krueger, New York City Council Members Robert Jackson and Jessica Lappin, New York State Assembly Member Micah Z. Kellner, Leonie Haimson, Executive Director of Class Size Matters, and Andy Lachman of Parent Leaders of Upper East Side Schools.
DATE: Sunday, September 13, 2009
TIME: 12:30 pm
PLACE: PS 290, 311 East 82nd St., between lst and 2nd Ave, Manhattan
CONTACT: Laura Rivera, (212) 669-2701 or (646) 265-4249, firstname.lastname@example.org