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Staten Island: New $37M school for special needs kids; "not enough space" currently

June 19, 2018, Staten Island Live: For special needs students, new building underway at PS 37 https://www.silive.com/news/2018/06/groundbreaking_ceremony_for_ne_1.html City officials broke ground Tuesday on a new $37 million school building that will serve students with disabilities. … A District 75 school, PS 37 educates students who are on the autism spectrum, have cognitive delays, are severely emotionally challenged, sensory impaired or multiply disabled. There is currently not enough space for students at PS 37's Fairfield Street building. An overflow of kids attend classes at the Great Kills High School building, an annex of PS 37 that makes use of temporary trailers to serve hundreds of special needs students…. "We all know how difficult it has been for so many years for our children," said PTA co-president Ann Marie Donato. ... The project will be open in time for the 2020-2021 school year and will provide school seats for at least 192 students.