City Controller Scott Stringer blames Department of Education for school overcrowding

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Stringer says education officials failed to address the problem effectively.

City Controller Scott Stringer says one-third of city schools were overcrowded in 2012, and he's pointing the finger at the Department of Education.

Stringer said in a new report that the DOE failed to address the problem effectively, and didn't track whether or not recommendations to reduce overcrowding had been implemented.

His office audited schools between 2010 and 2012, concluding...

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