School officials are calling for basketball hoops and better cleanup efforts at the park.
Catherine Jackvony has been principal at the Bronx Academy of Promise since March 2011.
The percentage of African-American students at local schools has steadily declined over the past decade.
The principal and a parent at Success Academy Upper West spoke with DNAinfo this week.
Success Academy Bronx 3 could expand into a building that already houses three middle schools.
Students, parents and teachers from the Muscota and Amistad schools created a human chain on Thursday.
The Department of Education will close the Ethical Community Charter School due to poor test scores.
Enrollment declined by 31 percent since 2009 at 33 of the borough's schools, a report found.
From joining a committee to starting a dual language program, parents are transforming schools.
Two middle schools already use the 35 Starr St. building where a charter high school wants to open.
Success Academy has deferred its request for space from the Department of Education for two years.
Compass Charter principals visited teachers nationwide before founding the Fort Greene school.
Every student at VOICE Charter School in Long Island City receives choral singing instruction.
The school would be called the Girls Charter School for Inquiry, Innovation and the Arts.
The attack occurred at Bronx Preparatory Charter School, according to court documents.
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