Join the Fight Against Overcrowded Schools

Too many schools in our city are overcrowded. And still more have "temporary spaces" that have been in place for years.
Enough! Our students deserve better! Join us in the Fight Against Overcrowded Schools!
 

The Department of Education’s 2010-2014 Five-Year Capital Plan for
New York City schools must be amended— NOW is the time to speak up!

SIGN UP NOW to get updates from
CFE on school overcrowding and
other important education issues.




What can you do?

  • Contact your elected officials. Make sure to let them know:
    • You want a DOE Five-Year Capital plan that addresses the overcrowding needs in your
      neighborhood and other neighborhoods across the city and puts ending overcrowding at
      the top of the priority list.

  • Click on the links below to find your representative and his/her contact information.
  • Contact your Community Education Council." Click here for contact information. Tell your CEC members:
    • You want them to advocate for a DOE Five-Year Capital plan that addresses the overcrowding needs in your
      neighborhood and other neighborhoods across the city and puts ending overcrowding at the top of the priority list.

  • Call 311 and go on record with your complaint. Make sure to tell them:
    • How overcrowded your school is. Use the map to see how many students your school’s building
      was built for and how many students are enrolled.
    • What it is like for your student to attend an overcrowded school and how it is shortchanging his or her education.

  • Sign up using the form on this page to get updates from CFE on school overcrowding and other important education issues.