January 26, 2016

 

The United Federation of Teachers yesterday proposed state legislation that will require charter schools to accept and keep comparable numbers of high-needs students as traditional public schools or risk reductions in state funding, state renewals, expansions or new schools and — for repeated offenses — forfeiting their charters.

 

But charter school leaders and advocates were quick to call the UFT proposal a cynical attempt at p...

January 14, 2016

 

Also supporting the education side of the budget was the The New York City Coalition of Community Charter Schools (C3S), an advocacy group for over 50 public independent charter schools.

 

“C3S  applauds Governor Cuomo’s decision to increase charter school support and to unfreeze the charter school funding formula.  Furthermore, C3S cheer the Governor’s proposal to make rental assistance for New York City charter schools permanen...

October 30, 2015

The ongoing pitched battles between the Success Academy (SA) Charter Schools network and the de Blasio Administration took a turn towards an all-out public relations war with the city’s 1.1 million public school students held hostage in the middle.

 

That after SA announced today they are filing a lawsuit to fight the City’s decision to withhold funding for their children’s pre-k classes in three of their schools including tw...

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