New York Mayor’s Office Announces 78 New Schools to Open in Fall of 2013


Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced that 78 new schools will open at the start of the 2013-2014 school year, serving more than 32,000 students at full capacity.

The new schools will open in all five boroughs and serve students in kindergarten through high school, which includes seven career and technical education schools.

The new schools are among the 656 opened since 2002, bringing the total number of public schools to 1,821– more new schools than any other administration in the city’s history.

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One comment

  1. fedlaw206 · April 6, 2013

    This is fantastic news for the city! A unusually high percentage of students cannot read or do not read at their grade level. It is pleasant to see the mayor doing something other than attempting to control residents’ personal lives.

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