June 5, 2015

Is imitation the highest form of flattery or, in the case of Mayor de Blasio’s recent expansion of the PROSE program, is it a calculated move to undermine the sustainability and growth of Community Charter Schools? In 2016, the Department of Education will expand waivers to 126 schools to become eligible for the Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence (PROSE) program. This program allows for public schools to dev...

June 5, 2015

In June 2014 the UFT-DOE-CSA contract was ratified with the addition of a new program to reform NYC public schools. PROSE, which stands for Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools of Excellence, allows traditional public schools to break from some traditional restrictions set by the city and state in order to bring forth innovative school improvement strategies.

 

The PROSE program supports flexibility to change teacher hiring an...

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