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Poughkeepsie could get charter school
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Jan 19, 6:54 AM: The City of Poughkeepsie could get a charter school - the first in Dutchess County - under a new plan the community can hear about on Friday.
New Roots Charter School expansion proposition sparks debate
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Jan 18, 7:28 AM: The Ithaca City School District Board of Education hosted a public forum Wednesday on New Roots Charter School's recent proposition to expand its current high school offerings to middle school students.
New website for applying to Rochester charter schools
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Jan 18, 6:30 AM: Twenty Rochester-area charter schools are on the new website in an effort to streamline and simplify the application process. It allows students to apply to more than one charter school with just one online application. >
Charter school for grades K-2 expected to open in Uniondale this fall
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Jan 16, 5:54 AM: A charter school for 175 students in kindergarten through second grade is expected to open in Uniondale in September, after the operator of The Academy Charter School in Hempstead won state approval to start a similar >
Charter-public school tension surfaces in King Center's renewal
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Jan 16, 5:36 AM: The call for a moratorium on new charter schools in Buffalo didn't go anywhere – but the underlying message still got through in Albany.
New Roots Charter School founder proposes adding middle school
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Jan 15, 6:41 AM: New Roots Charter School has applied to create a 60-student middle school program to begin in the fall.
Mexico High School 9th Graders’ Blended Learning Successes
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Jan 12, 6:53 AM: The combination of limited traditional instruction with web-based online learning through a variety of technology applications has enabled Eileen Murray, Mexico High School social studies teacher and blended learning >
Can a ‘No Excuses’ Charter Teach Students to Think for Themselves?
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Jan 12, 6:07 AM: And it raised a question: Was the schools’ highly structured, disciplined approach to behavior and learning giving students the tools they needed to succeed at the next level. Achievement First is not the only charter >
Citing poor performance, state recommends closing Oracle Charter School
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Jan 10, 6:14 AM: Another Buffalo charter school could be closing its doors. The state, citing poor performance, is recommending that Oracle Charter School not have its charter renewed and close at the end of the school year in June. >
Defying trend, Albany charter school for girls attracts non-English speakers
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Jan 9, 6:23 AM: School officials owe the increase to word of mouth among local immigrant and refugee communities, who feel the school is a safe place to send their girls. At 350 students, it's a smaller alternative to the city's >
Charter School Run by New York City Teachers Union Serves Few Special Needs Students, Data Finds
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Jan 5, 6:51 AM: A New York City charter school run by the United Federation of Teachers doesn’t serve many students with disabilities and English-language learners, according to data released Thursday, an issue for which the union has >
Charters seek space in Corona, Elmhurst
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Jan 5, 6:49 AM: Elmhurst native Priscilla Walton last appeared before Community Board 4 a year ago to announce the creation of the Elm Community Charter School, which she hoped to open sometime in 2018. She came back before the board in >
Test scores rise, CUNY tuition now free in eventful school year
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Jan 3, 7:44 AM: As the demand for charter schools increased in the borough with 6,310 students on a wait list in Queens, Mayor Bill de Blasio fought tooth and nail against Senate Republicans, mostly from upstate New York, to maintain >
Funding a top issue for local schools in the New Year 
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Dec 29, 9:13 AM: Local school district officials are keeping a watchful eye on federal and state initiatives as the New Year rolls in.
City schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña to announce retirement from Department of Education
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Dec 21, 7:06 AM: City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña will announce her retirement as soon as Thursday, according to Education Department sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Charter School Fair draws hundreds
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Dec 18, 7:16 AM: Despite frigid temperatures and a snowfall, 400 parents and students went to the first-ever Charter Middle and High School Fair Saturday, which featured two Queens’ charter schools among the 40 at the event held at 555 >
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Dec 18, 7:16 AM: Despite frigid temperatures and a snowfall, 400 parents and students went to the first-ever Charter Middle and High School Fair Saturday, which featured two Queens’ charter schools among the 40 at the event held at 555 >
Local charter schools create common application
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Dec 18, 7:04 AM: Parents looking for charter schools in the Rochester area can now apply to almost all of them through one common website and online application.
Success Academy student’s family sues the charter school over his lengthy suspension
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Dec 15, 6:14 AM: The family of a Brooklyn first-grader who was suspended for more than 40 days by Success Academy is suing the powerful charter school network, claiming it violated his right to a public education.
Charter: Rosedale kids need a shot at Success
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Dec 15, 6:10 AM: Success Academy and City Hall are once again at odds — and Southeast Queens students are at the center of it all.

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