May 6, 2016


This past October, La Cima Elementary Charter School partnered with EDAAV (Ecole d’art au village), an educational charity organization initiated by a collective of artists who accompany children throughout the world in discovery of their heritage and environment. La Cima 5th graders participated in a project called “Paris, New York: The Imaginary City” which encouraged young people from Paris and New York to study the constant...

April 11, 2016

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn-based charter school, La Cima Elementary Charter School will be taking 12 fifth graders to Paris, France during their Spring break in April. What began as an art project and partnership with a resident artist from Paris has become an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for local Bedford Stuyvesant youth.

In October 2015, La Cima engaged in a partnership with EDAAV (Ecole d’art au village) in which 5th grade st...

October 16, 2015


​​In 2014, New York City’s budget office released a report making the claim that attrition among charter schools of special education students was higher than their district public school counterparts. Charter school critics, including Mayor deBlasio and Chancellor Fariña, jumped on this opportunity to suggest that charter schools pushed out lower performing students in order to increase test scores.


The following year, however...

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