- Tapestry Charter gets OK to build $11 million second building
- > May 25, 6:21 AM: The fast-growing K-12 school in North Buffalo wants to construct a three-story building at 111 Great Arrow Ave. for its kindergarten through fifth grade classes, which would move over from its current main building adjacent to the
- Diocesan duel over Middle Village Prep
- > May 19, 6:35 AM: The Queens Supreme Court has ordered Christ the King High School to evict Middle Village Prep — which has leased space in the 68-02 Metropolitan Ave. facility since its 2013 inception — ruling that the latter’s presence at the site
- City charter schools see record 73,000 student applications
- May 18, 5:22 AM: A record 73,000 city kids applied for seats in publicly funded, privately run charter schools in 2017, a study published Wednesday shows.
- Michael Bloomberg is one of the biggest charter school backers with $1.8M donated to the cause
- > May 15, 6:22 AM: Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is still the city’s biggest charter school supporter. The billionaire media mogul is among the nation’s top financial backers of the school-choice movement, topping the list of New York’s political
- De Blasio Expands Community Schools, Charter Advocates Critical
- > May 12, 6:50 AM: Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the expansion of its Community Schools model, which provides a holistic approach to regular public school education in poorer neighborhoods that integrates
- Brooklyn Diocese wants to boot non-Catholic charter school from church
- May 12, 6:25 AM: The Brooklyn Diocese has ordered a high-performing Queens charter school to leave the church building where it’s quartered because it is not a Catholic high school.
- Regents aim to expand rules for ranking schools
- May 9, 5:44 AM: New York education officials no longer want to rate and rank schools based solely on test scores and graduation rates.
- The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools
- May 5, 7:30 AM: The city’s high school admissions process was supposed to give every student a real chance to attend a good school. But 14 years in, it has not delivered.
- Schools Chancellor Pushes for Mayor Control, No Strings Attached
- May 3, 7:00 AM: On Monday, State Senate majority leader John Flanagan (R-East Northport) said Republicans are prepared to extend mayoral control of schools, but only if Democrats expand the number of charter schools.
- Canarsie Charter School Forum All About Parental Options
- > May 3, 5:50 AM: Brooklyn Young Republican Club President Brandon Washington made some GOP inroads in heavily Democratic Canarsie with a forum on Saturday that drew several dozen residents centering around charter schools, parental choice and the
- Senate gambit links charter schools to de Blasio bill
- May 2, 6:57 AM: The Senate’s Republican majority on Monday set up a contentious end of session by linking its goal of increasing the number of charter schools statewide to continuing mayoral control of New York City schools.
- Family by Family, How School Segregation Still Happens
- > Apr 28, 5:47 AM: A look at the history of District 3, which stretches along the West Side of Manhattan from 59th to 122nd Street, shows how administrators’ decisions, combined with the choices of parents and the forces of gentrification, have shaped
- Senate GOP leader wants to raise city’s charter school cap
- > Apr 24, 6:54 AM: Republican state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan will insist that more charter schools be allowed to open in New York City as part of any deal to extend Mayor de Blasio’s authority over the public-school system, The Post has
- Parents sue city for closing charter school geared toward special-needs kids
- Apr 24, 6:38 AM: Parents from a Harlem charter school that caters to special-needs kids are suing the city to keep it from closing.
- GOP mayoral hopeful plans education overhaul if elected
- Apr 17, 6:56 AM: GOP mayoral candidate Paul Massey is unveiling an education plan that would champion school choice and bring back some Bloomberg-era policies — including reinstating A-to-F report cards to grade public schools.
- ‘Intentionally Diverse’ Charter Middle School Opening in Gowanus
- Apr 14, 6:53 AM: A charter school on a mission to serve a diverse student body plans to open a seven-story middle school in the neighborhood in 2019.
- Nazareth Elementary makes way for new charter school
- Apr 14, 6:28 AM: After 101 years at its Lake Avenue campus, Nazareth Elementary School will relocate in the fall to new space at the former Sacred Heart Cathedral School on Flower City Park, with a new charter school taking its place.
- CB 4 votes to support new charter school
- Apr 14, 6:13 AM: Community Board 4 voted on Tuesday to support the construction of a new charter school — and the dream of founder and neighborhood native Priscilla Walton — in Elmhurst.
- Eva Moskowitz: State budget a ‘travesty’ for charter schools
- Apr 12, 5:53 AM: Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz ripped portions of the state’s new budget plan for charter schools, calling the funding policy a “travesty” that leave charters “dangerously shortchanged.