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Upper West Side »

Parents Rip Success Academy for Not Sharing Locations of Proposed Charters

Success Academy has submitted a proposal to create charter schools in Districts 2 and 3. 

Central Harlem »

Trio of New Charter Schools Vying to Open in Harlem Next Year

The charters include a school for boys and one that teaches kindergartners a new language.

Long Island City »

62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

Civic Center »

Principals Given Just 24 Hours to Make Way for New Success Academy Schools

The city paid hundreds of contract workers to clear classrooms for Eva Moskowitz's charter chain.

West Harlem »

Success Academy Wants to Open 14 More Charter Schools by 2016

The charter network applied for 14 new schools in Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx and Queens.

Inwood »

Parents Protest Success Academy Moving Into Former Catholic Schools

Charters shouldn't be able to take space needed by badly crowded district schools, protesters said.

Claremont »

Democracy Prep Eyeing Takeover of Bronx Prep Charter School

The trustees at Bronx Prep Charter School voted to put it under the management of Democracy Prep.

West Harlem »

Demand for Harlem School Spots Should Prevent Charter Growth, Leaders Say

Harlem Success Academy is trying to take over classrooms at Frederick Douglass Academy II.

Civic Center »

City Still in Control of Charter Schools Despite State Laws, Mayor Says

During a roundtable on the state budget, the mayor said colocations were still the city's decision.

Flushing »

De Blasio Calls State-Funded UPK a 'Game Changer' for City Kids

The mayor claimed victory after Albany passed a budget with $300 million per year in UPK funding.

Astoria »

Expanding Green Charter Looks to Increase Options in Queens

Growing Up Green Charter School, founded by Matthew Greenberg, will expand to a middle school next year.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio's 'Problem' With Moskowitz Sparked Charter Denial, Lawsuit Says

Parents from Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy charter schools sued Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Central Harlem »

Charter Schools Boss Eva Moskowitz Demands 'Educational Justice' From City

Moskowitz fought back after the city blocked a plan to co-locate three Success Academy schools.

Civic Center »

Education Department Diverts $210 Million Away From Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new funds will help pay for things including universal pre-K seats.

Crown Heights »

Charter Schools Dismal at Retaining Special Needs Students, Report Says

80 percent of kindergartners with special needs left charter schools within three years, a study found.

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