Hundreds of public school staffers will lose their offices in New York’s Amazon deal, the Daily News has learned.
Education Department officials confirmed Thursday that the city’s embattled Office of Pupil Transportation and other important public school functions will be evicted from their longstanding headquarters in Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio’s controversial plan to bring Amazon to the city.
The massive Education Department building at 44-36 Vernon Blvd. will be a part of the site that will serve as Amazon headquarters in Long Island City, schools spokesman Will Mantell said.
Mantell did not provide a timeline for the looming change but said that all of the DOE staffers had to be out of the building by 2022 when Amazon will take over the space.