- ‘A wonderful journey’: This Staten Island charter school is receiving $10K in arts funding
With construction of a new building on track to provide more seats for students at Hellenic Classical Charter School in Bulls Head, Borough President Vito Fossella announced more than $10,000 in arts funding to the school on >
Sep 22, 9:08 AM:
- 3 Bronx charters named National Blue Ribbon Schools
Only three New York City public schools made this year’s list of National Blue Ribbon Schools, and all were charter schools located in the Bronx, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s picks released Friday. >
Sep 20, 9:30 AM:
- Families reflect on the pandemic’s long-term impact on students’ learning
...data showing the full extent of COVID-19's long-term impact on elementary students' learning is only just starting to emerge.
Sep 19, 10:07 AM:
- NY private schools must show they're teaching the basics
Private and religious schools in New York face greater scrutiny after state education leaders approved rules Tuesday requiring them to prove their academic programs line up with those of public schools.
Sep 15, 6:52 AM:
- New State Rules Offer Road Map for Regulating Private Hasidic Schools
The State Board of Regents on Tuesday enacted regulations aimed at holding New York private schools to minimum academic standards.
Sep 14, 5:17 AM:
- School Choice Fosters Pluralism
Parental dissatisfaction with Covid school closures and woke curricula has sparked renewed interest in school choice in all its forms, but the recent Supreme Court decision in Carson v. Makin may increase public support for >
Jul 28, 9:56 AM:
- National teacher shortage: One-third of educators plan to leave job, survey finds
More teachers are planning to leave the education field due to dissatisfaction in their job — adding to the persistent crisis of teacher shortages across the United States.
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) member >
Jul 26, 8:59 AM:
- NYC Public Schools Expect to Lose 30,000 More Students
New York City public schools expect to begin the 2022-23 school year with a drastic decline in student enrollment, according to city data obtained by the New York Post.
Jul 22, 10:39 AM:
- Enrollment down in traditional NYC public schools, as charters grow
While traditional public schools continue to “hemorrhage” students, New York City charter schools have seen increases in enrollment, a new study has found.
Jul 21, 7:41 AM:
- Eighth-graders at Success Academy pass majority of Regents
- Jul 19, 7:56 AM: The roughly 1,000 students at Success Academy middle schools took and aced four of the five Regent exams required for a high school diploma in New York, The Post has learned.
- Opinion | Those destroying public schools don’t want you thinking about alternatives
- Jul 18, 8:14 AM: Public schools are in a serious downward spiral. The options are fixing them, which hasn’t worked for decades, or letting parents get their kids out.
- Schenectady planners OK charter school
- > Jul 18, 7:53 AM: After ironing out some safety concerns around student pickup and drop-off, a proposal to open a charter school in the downtown area recently won approval from city planners, and now must obtain a certificate of occupancy before it
- Teachers Union Sues to Keep School Closed
- > Jul 13, 7:27 AM: During the pandemic, teachers unions fought to keep schools closed and thereby deprive students of a meaningful education. Now, the United Federation of Teachers is suing to keep shuttered a school in the Bronx, as recently
- Albany Leadership Charter School for Girls to expand
- Jul 8, 8:52 AM: A big expansion is on the way for Albany Leadership Charter School for Girls. The school has acquired the building that’s been home to Bishop Maginn High School.
- City DOE, mayor’s office grant Zeta charter school’s request for 31 additional pre-K seats
- Jun 30, 1:50 PM: After outcries from parents and teachers, the city Department of Education and the Mayor’s office changed their tune on denying pre-K seats for siblings of students at a Bronx charter school.
- NY charter schools sue U.S. Department of Education for refusing to pay federal grant funds; Bronx schools owed $217K
- Jun 21, 9:12 AM: A group of New York charter schools filed a federal lawsuit this month against the U.S. Department of Education for allegedly sweeping away nearly $1 million in promised Charter School Programs funding.
- Enrollment losses in NYC public schools even sharper than predicted, down 80,000 in two years
- > Jun 16, 9:41 AM: City public school registers have fallen to roughly 920,000 students for the 2021-2022 school year, according to finalized enrollment data from the Education Department. That’s 20,000 fewer students than the agency’s preliminary
- Parents Flee The Public School System As Charter Schools See Surge In Enrollment
- Jun 9, 7:54 AM: Partial blame for the decline in public schools can be attributed to the pandemic; though the trends have been occurring for several years, the report claimed.
- Ocean Hill charter school introduces educator fellowship to curb teacher shortage
- Jun 9, 7:17 AM: A charter school in Ocean Hill is hoping to reverse the nationwide teacher shortage problem with a program to prepare college students for future teaching roles.
- NY charter networks sue US Department of Education over ‘promised’ funds
- Jun 7, 8:43 AM: Four New York charter schools and networks filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Education Monday alleging nearly $1 million in grant money was “stripped” from their classrooms.