Downtown Brooklyn Facing ‘School Capacity Crisis,’ Borough President Warns


Borough President Letter to the SCA

Finally officials are saying what we’ve been saying for three years and the numbers bear it out. There is clearly not enough seats in the existing schools to absorb all the new children that will live in Downtown Brooklyn as a result of all the new residential development. Adams along with Councilman Steve Levin, Tucker Reed of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership,  and Carlo Scissura of the Chamber of Commerce sent the School Construction Authority a strongly worded letter warning them that they need to start planning to build one or two new schools immediately. Let’s see what happens now….