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Harlem West Principal Khari Shabazz

SUCCESS ACADEMY FILES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HARLEM STUDENTS

    Despite Legal Obligation, City Refuses to Revise the Unequal and Outdated Allocation of Space Among Harlem West Middle School and the Two Other Schools in Same Building   At Scale, Harlem West Will Have 14 More Students Per […]

by · March 19, 2018 · Education News, News
Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Today Bryan Lawrence, Board Chair of Families for Excellent Schools, put out a statement saying that the charter school advocacy group will be dissolving. The group has been under fire since its CEO Jeremiah Kittredge was fired last week after […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Education, News
Credit: South Bronx Classical Charter School

OPINION: Charter School Day of Action

By Petra Milteer Last Tuesday, I traveled to Albany with dozens of my fellow public charter school parents. After hearing motivational words from elected officials including the Bronx’s own Assembly Member Victor Pichardo, we took to the halls of the […]

by · February 4, 2018 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Op Ed
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

OPINION: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

Charter School Advocates and Parents Demand Action From Mayor de Blasio

Data Shows City Has Sufficient Space to Fulfill All Open Space Requests from Charter Schools New York, NY – On Wednesday morning, public charter school leaders and more than 100 public charter school parents took to the steps of City […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Education News, News
OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

Public School Parents Deserve Transparency By Devon Winston    When Bill de Blasio was Public Advocate, he talked a lot about transparency in government. Once, he even gave the NYC Department of Education a “D” in transparency for failing to […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

By Cecilia Taveras When it comes to public education in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio is better at talking than he is at listening. Last month, when the Mayor visited my borough for a week, he spent a lot of […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Opinion: School Safety

Opinion: School Safety

School Safety Op-Ed By Petra Milter Over the past few years, I’ve seen the name “Osman Couey” come up a lot in the local news. The Harlem teacher has repeatedly made headlines as a child abuser, accused of hurting numerous […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

By Lester Long Accountability is one of the core values we instill in every scholar who walks through the doors of a South Bronx Classical Charter School. We teach our students that they should hold themselves, and those around them, […]

by · March 29, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Opinion: Bronx Kids Need Access to Quality Charters and G&T Programs

Opinion: Bronx Kids Need Access to Quality Charters and G&T Programs

By Leah Binyamin   Whenever I talk to my friends and neighbors about all the change that’s come to the Bronx, I notice a few common refrains. Everyone I know in my home borough is thrilled to see major revitalization […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Education, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Parent Says Mayor de Blasio Is Wrong On Schools

OPINION: Bronx Parent Says Mayor de Blasio Is Wrong On Schools

By Sharita Moore-Willis  Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio went in front of the Association for a Better New York and told the crowd that he doesn’t “accept the notion of the good school and the bad school” in New York […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Education, Op Ed
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

Elected Officials, Women’s Advocates Rally Against Trump On Monday, October 17, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of Trump Tower, 725 5th Avenue in Manhattan, to protest GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s treatment of women.  The rally was […]

Op-Ed: Charter Schools Are The Path To Possible

Op-Ed: Charter Schools Are The Path To Possible

  Earlier this month, a new report caught my eye. It was called “The Path to Possible,” and some of its analysis was focused on students with disabilities. My son, Muhammed Awal, was recently diagnosed with a learning disability. He […]

by · October 5, 2016 · Op Ed
WYSK: If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them?

WYSK: If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them? Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that charter schools are a blessing to help our […]