Upper West Success Academy

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Amid Controversy, Head of UWS Charter Keeps Focus on Kids

Principal Carolyn Roby heads Success Academy on West 84th Street.

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School Overcrowding Crisis Looms on Upper West Side, Study Says

P.S. 87 and P.S. 199 had fewer waitlisted kids this year, but new construction is creating more demand.

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New Backpacks and Sharpened Pencils Await First Day of School

Parents prepped kids and teachers spruced up classrooms as schools geared up for the first day of classes.

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Judge Allows Construction for Controversial UWS Charter School

A judge cleared the way for the Upper West Success Academy to move into the Brandeis Educational Campus.

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UWS Charter School Parents In Limbo As Lawsuits Continue

A decision is expected this week on whether a controversial Upper West Side charter school can begin construction.

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Plans for Controversial UWS Charter School Up for New Vote

Plans for a charter school to share space with five high schools will get another round of review and a new vote.

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Parents Face Off At UWS Charter School Rally

Parents lined up on opposite side of a controversial charter school issue at a Thursday rally and hearing.

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Furious Parents to Meet With Schools Chancellor After Gifted Program Cut

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he takes responsibility for not informing parents sooner about lost program.

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UWS Charter School Faces Second Legal Challenge

A teachers' union lawsuit aims to halt school closings and charter school co-locations, including Upper West Success Academy.

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Judge Blocks Construction of Controversial New UWS Charter School

Upper West Success Academy is temporarily banned from moving into a space shared by five other schools.

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UWS Charter School Lawsuit Rages on as Summer Approaches

With no decision expected soon in the charter school lawsuit, parents are still in limbo.

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Parents Rally To Defend UWS Charter School Against Lawsuit

Parents spoke in support of Upper West Success Academy, the charter school some are trying to stop with a lawsuit.

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Parents to Rally to Support Charter School

With a lawsuit threatening to stop the opening of Upper West Success Academy, parents will rally to "save" the school.

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Parents Sue City in Fight to Stop Upper West Side Charter School

The parents filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the Upper West Success Academy.

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700 Students Apply to Controversial UWS Charter School

Upper West Success Academy held a lottery for 184 kindergarten and first grade slots Wednesday.

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