The Queens Post wrote about the PS 19. Senator Peralta, who fought hard to alleviate severe overcrowding at the school, was quoted in the story.
Queens Post: PS 19 Addition On Its Way, Trailers To Be Demolished In July
“It’s been an uphill battle,” State Sen. Jose Peralta, who has been involved in the push for an addition here since the Bloomberg administration, said. “I’m ecstatic that this is actually moving,”
During construction of the addition, the 500 displaced students will be taught at the newly constructed Q315, about a five minute walk away on 43rd Avenue, according to Peralta. The school is currently phasing grades in, so there is extra space, Peralta said.
“It’s a win-win for everyone,” he said.
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